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This learning resources was developed by the This project was developed by the University of Minnesota Center for Public Health Preparedness. According to the web site "This training presents the basic principles and goals of disaster mental health and outlines the critical role of public health professionals in recognizing a range of reactions to traumatic events. Participants are eligible to receive up to .05 CEUs .5 contact hours for completion of training including pre-test, post test and evaluation. •Learning Objectives - at the conclusion of this training, participants will be able to: •Describe why disaster mental health is important in emergency preparedness planning and response to public health threats •Distinguish between disaster mental health and traditional psychotherapy •Identify normal stress reactions to abnormal situations •Outline the basic principles and goals of disaster mental health •Identify individuals who are at greater risk for more serious psychological and emotional reactions to trauma •Describe the critical role you play in disaster mental health •Summarize the importance of building community partnerships" Registration (free) is required to use the learning resource.