2019 Disaster Behavioral Health Conference – February 4-5, 2019

The conference will be conducted by local and national experts in the varied areas of disasters to provide resources necessary to move forward after a disaster.
Whether it be natural or human caused, our conference is one of a kind in Oregon and provides behavioral health content applicable to a wide variety of individuals when responding to a disaster.

Keynote: Patricia Smith, From Compassion Fatigue to Compassion Satisfaction: The Journey to Wellness Sessions:

  • Cultural Liaisons (focus on partnerships with Tribal communities)
  • Ethical Dilemmas
  • Faith Traditions
  • Youth Suicides
  • Faith-Based Organizations
  • Cultural Humility
  • Emergency Plans-Disaster Behavioral Health
  • De-escalation skills post-disaster
  • Resources for children
  • DBH Triage & Case Management
  • Hawaii’s Volcanic Tragedies and Psychological First Aid
  • Closing Speaker: David Schonfeld, MD, University of Southern California Children’s Hospital, Director of the National Center for School Crisis and Bereavement

When: February 4-5, 2019

Where: Salem, Oregon: Salem Convention Center

Who: Emergency managers, first responders, counselors, healthcare professionals, public health, religious leaders, and anyone interested in disaster behavioral health.

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