Learning opportunities for public health and healthcare responders, disaster responders, behavioral health, spiritual care, substance misuse professionals as well as natural community helpers.
Psychological First Aid Training
This is a six hour, interactive, face-to-face training. The training is scheduled three dates/locations. May 3rd (Farmington), May 17 (Moose River), & May 24 (Dover-Foxcroft).
Disaster Behavioral Health: A Critical Response Volunteer Training
This is a full day training. To be eligible for the Maine DBH Response Team participants must complete this training.
Become a trained disaster behavioral health volunteer
Join our statewide team of trained volunteers who respond locally to help minimize the impact of disasters & public health emergencies.
Building Workforce Resilience through the Practice of Psychological First Aid
This 90 minute course helps supervisors and leaders understand and address staff stress-risks and reactions.
Mental Health: Self-Care Johns Hopkins Programs
This presentation discusses the different types of stress and their sources. The speaker also provides seven methods for reducing stress.
Psychological First Aid Online
This 6-hour interactive course puts the participant in the role of a provider in a post-disaster scene. It features innovative activities and video demonstrations.
Introduction to Incident Command System, ICS-100 (IS-100.b)
This course describes the history, features and principles, and organizational structure of the Incident Command System.
Planning for the Needs of Children in Disasters (IS-366)
This four-hour course teaches state emergency managers/planners how to help children mitigate, prepare, respond, and recover from disasters.
National Incident Management System (NIMS), An Introduction
This course introduces and overviews the National Incident Management System (NIMS).
Religious and Cultural Literacy and Competency in Disaster
This course explores how religious and cultural communities are engaged during disasters, how religious and cultural diversity and practice...
Creating Safe Scenes Training Course
This accredited, online course helps first responders assist individuals in crisis with mental illness or substance use disorder using safe, positive approaches.
Self-care for Disaster Behavioral Health Responders
In this 60-minute podcast, disaster behavioral health responders can learn about best practices and tools.
Stress Management for Emergency Responders
What Agencies Can Do
This podcast provides information on stress management for individuals, teams, and agencies.