Tips for Disaster Responders In stock for ordering This fact sheet offers information for disaster response workers to build cultural awareness for supporting American Indians before, during, and after a traumatic event. It discusses cultural values, types of traumatic events, traditional teachings, and talking circles. Publication ID SMA14-4867 Publication Date September 2014 Format Fact Sheet Download Cultural Awareness in Indian Country PDF 1.23 MB Order Print Publication Quantity Max Order Limit 10 Orders exceeding the maximum quantity limit require authorization. Find Related Information Audience Disaster Response Workers as Audience Professional Care Providers You May Also Be Interested In Understanding Historical Trauma When Responding to an Event in Indian Country This fact sheet helps disaster response workers better understand historical trauma in the American Indian culture and how it may affect disaster preparedness and response efforts. It also offers strategies for providing disaster response assistance with cultural sensitivity. Tips for Survivors of a Disaster or Other Traumatic Event: Coping with Retraumatization This brochure explains the signs and symptoms of retraumatization. Gives guidance on how to manage the symptoms. It provides resources for building resilience and an adequate support system for dealing with triggering events. SAMHSA's Concept of Trauma and Guidance for a Trauma-Informed Approach This manual introduces a concept of trauma and offers a framework for becoming a trauma-informed organization, system, or service sector. The manual provides a definition of trauma and a trauma-informed approach, and offers 6 key principles and 10 implementation domains. Psychosocial Issues for Children and Adolescents in Disasters This guide offers resources for those working with children in the wake of disaster. It discusses theories of child development as applied to a youth experiencing the fear, anxiety, and trauma of disaster. The guide also offers practical suggestions, case studies, and a resource guide. Disaster Behavioral Health Preparedness and Response Resources Use this resource guide to help individuals and communities cope with disaster. Topics covered include emergency preparedness, training, disaster response, stress management, and suicide prevention. Developing Cultural Competence in Disaster Mental Health Programs This manual gives background information, guiding principles, recommendations, and resources for developing culturally competent disaster mental health services. It includes suggestions for working with refugees and guidelines for using interpreters.