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Mental Health Response to Mass Violence and Terrorism: A Training Manual

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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.

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SMA04-3959
Publication Date
January 2004

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