Download only This guide aids crisis response workers in stress prevention and management before, during, and after a public health crisis. It describes the stress cycle and common stress reactions while offering tips to promote a positive workplace, and monitor and minimize stress. Publication ID SMA05-4113 Publication Date April 2005 Format Guidelines or Manual Download A Guide to Managing Stress in Crisis Response Professions PDF 1.32 MB Find Related Information Audience Disaster Response Workers as Audience Public Health Professionals You May Also Be Interested In Mental Health Response to Mass Violence and Terrorism: A Training Manual This manual helps mental health professionals build an emergency preparedness program in response to mass violence and terrorism. It includes background information, key concepts in mental health intervention, and guidance for setting up a training course. Mental Health Response to Mass Violence and Terrorism: A Field Guide This manual guides disaster response workers in assisting survivors of mass violence and terrorism and their families. It discusses basic counseling skills, when to refer to mental health services, populations with special needs, and stress prevention and management for workers. Crisis Counseling Assistance and Training Program (CCP) This brochure explains the Crisis Counseling Assistance and Training Program's emergency mental health services and programs for people who have experienced traumatic events. It helps states, territories, and federally recognized tribes prepare grant applications for funding. Tips for Survivors of a Disaster or Traumatic Event: What to Expect in Your Personal, Family, Work, and Financial Life This fact sheet offers self-help tips for coping after a traumatic event. It discusses the long-term impact of trauma, including personal uncertainties, family relationship changes, work disruptions, and financial concerns. 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. Field Manual for Mental Health and Human Service Workers in Major Disasters This field manual offers mental health and public health professionals information on disaster preparedness and recovery to assist disaster survivors. It describes survivor reactions, at-risk populations, counseling, referrals, and stress prevention and management.