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Psy 417: Disasters and Mental Health


Students learn the role of psychologists in the field of disaster mental health, with a consideration of disaster preparedness, mitigation, response, and recovery. Topics include psychopathology after disasters, vulnerability and resilience, special populations, and related mental health interventions and services. The course includes basic psychological first aid training (PFA). Psy 201 with minimum grade of C.

3 Credits


  • Pre-Requisite: 24 Earned Hours
  • Prerequisite: 9 hours of Psy courses with minimum grade of C; or disaster sciences minor and Psy 201 with minimum grade of C.

Instruction Type(s)

  • Lecture: Lecture for Psy 417
  • Lecture: Compressed Video for Psy 417
  • Lecture: Compressed Video for Psy 417

Subject Areas

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