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Coping with Crisis During COVID-19 Pandemic

The current COVID-19 crisis presents some serious barriers to service for mental health providers working with vulnerable clients and families. While we are all trying to cope with the new normal of remaining at home, many families are confronted with severe challenges. Mental health providers have had to respond to crises remotely or through telehealth services which have presented unique challenges. This series focuses on strategies to address mental health crises during this pandemic.

Mental health providers have had to respond to crises remotely or through telehealth services which have presented unique challenges. This series focuses on strategies to address mental health crises during this pandemic.

Coping with Crisis During COVID-19 Pt 1: Crisis and Safety Planning via Telehealth for Suicidal Ideation and Self-Harm

May 28, 2020
The current COVID-19 crisis presents some serious barriers to service for mental health providers working with vulnerable clients and families.  While we are all trying to cope with the new normal of remaining at home, many families are confronted with severe challenges like living with: (1) de...

Coping with Crisis During COVID-19 Pt 2: Assessing and Responding to the Needs of Domestic Violence Survivors During COVID-19: Notes from the Field

June 04, 2020
Within the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, Part Two of this series will feature legal and clinical experts who will offer best practices and tools for assisting survivors of domestic violence during this uncertain time.  Topics will include: Fundamentals for conducting assessments, safety pla...

Coping with Crisis During COVID-19 Pt 3: Applying Psychological First Aid

June 22, 2020
Psychological First Aid (PFA) is an evidence-informed modular approach to help children, adolescents, adults, families, first responders and healthcare providers in the immediate aftermath of a disaster, including a pandemic. Individuals affected by a disaster or traumatic incident, whether su...

Coping with Crisis During COVID-19 Pt 4: Attending to the Safety of Children

June 23, 2020
Within the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, part four of this series focuses on attending to the safety of children and features the following: An overview of child abuse and neglect during the pandemic The impact of the pandemic on child abuse and neglect How to protect children Safety plann...

Coping with Crisis During COVID-19 Pt 5: Providers Report: Sharing Experiences From the Field

July 08, 2020
Within the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, part five of this series focuses on experiences from the field. CTAC asked participants to share their experiences regarding supporting crisis coping during the COVID-19 pandemic and to consider the following questions:    What have you done to inter...
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