The Miami-Dade County Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) is a team of pre-identified, trained and credentialed volunteers who augment local community health and medical services during disasters and other public health activities. These volunteers include physicians, nurses, dentists, veterinarians, pharmacists, other health and medical professionals, as well as others who are willing to support the MRC and Miami-Dade County.
When the health and medical capability of Miami-Dade County is overwhelmed during disasters and other health emergencies, the MRC is here to assist!
The Center for Leadership in Public Health Practice
Training funded by the Preparedness and Emergency Response Learning Center
Disaster Behavioral Health First Aid
Specialist Training for Responders (RFAST)
O n s i t e Tr a i n i n g
Keys Health Ready Coalition, Inc.
DATE: May 29, 2015
Start Time: 9:00am – 12:30pm
Training Location: Florida Keys AHEC
5800 Overseas Highway, Suite H38
Marathon, FL 33050
Dr. Jolie Haun
To provide public health workers and other
professionals with the necessary awareness,
knowledge, and skills to promote behavioral health
and wellness through individual and team approaches
for preventing, mitigating, and managing disaster
worker stress and for developing disaster stress
resistance and resilience to the negative effects of
critical incident stress exposure.
.? Gain knowledge of critical incident stress, individual risk
and resiliency factors, mild or typical distress reactions
and potentially incapacitating stress reactions, and
stress-related disorders and syndromes affecting
disaster response workers.
.? Develop an awareness of the occupational stress and
stressors associated with disaster response work.
.? Gain knowledge of stress management methods and
techniques for building stress resistance, resilience, and
recovery in disaster.
.? Develop an awareness of one's own personal and
professional risk and readiness for engaging in disaster
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