Friday, October 4, 2013

Training Opportunity: October 24, 2013. Hagerstown, Maryland. RAPID Psychological First Aid Training


The Johns Hopkins Preparedness and Emergency Response Learning Center and the DHMH Office of Preparedness and Response are pleased to offer the Johns Hopkins~RAPID Psychological First Aid Workshop. It is a 6-hour, interactive training that provides non-mental health professionals with the concepts and skills associated with Psychological First Aid. Utilizing the RAPID model (Reflective listening, Assessment of needs, Prioritization, Intervention, and Disposition), this specialized training provides perspectives on injuries and trauma that are beyond those physical in nature. Additionally, the RAPID model is readily applicable to public health settings, the workplace, the military, faith-based organizations, mass disaster venues, and even the demands of more commonplace critical events, e.g., dealing with the psychological aftermath of accidents, robberies, suicide, homicide, or community violence.

DATE:  October 24, 2013

TIME:  9:00am - 4:00pm (registration begins at 8:00 am)

LOCATION: Best Western Grand Venice Hotel, Hagerstown, MD 21740


For those requiring overnight accommodations, a room rate of $65.90 is being offered.

Additional Details Can Be Found Here:


Katurah Bland, 443-287-6735/
Johns Hopkins Center for Public Health Preparedness
615 N. Wolfe Street, Room E7037
Baltimore, MD 21205

-Or -

Clifford Smith, 410-767-5266,

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