Explore the range of responses and reactions to stress following a traumatic incident. Trauma interventions following a major tragedy such as an airplane crash or earthquake require a coordinated intervention that goes well beyond the provision of group debriefings. Participants will gain: 1) an understanding of the phases and impact of a disaster and understand how these phases will influence both reactions and interventions; 2) an awareness and understanding of various trauma intervention models for responders; and 3) an awareness and understanding of various trauma intervention models for community residents. Pre-, during, and post-disaster interventions will be discussed. COURSE FORMAT: This interactive one-day classroom-based course features scenarios, discussions and activities and includes a take-home assignment to be returned within one month of completing the class. OTHER INFO: All course materials will be provided and no special equipment is required. Please note that all Emergency Management Division courses require 100% attendance. Please note EMRG-1141 Disasters & Trauma has been replaced with EMRG-1143 Psychosocial Resilience in Disasters. Students who have already taken EMRG-1141 can still use the course towards the Emergency Management Certificate Program.