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  NCJ Number: NCJ 162360   Add to Shopping cart   Find in a Library
  Title: Trauma, Death and Death Notification: A Seminar for Professional Counselors and Victim Advocates
  Document URL: HTML 
  Author(s): J H Lord
  Corporate Author: MADD Mothers Against Drunk Driving
United States of America
  Date Published: 1996
  Page Count: 154
  Annotation: This document contains guidelines on trauma and death notification that were developed by Mothers Against Drunk Driving as part of a seminar for professional counselors and victim advocates.
  Abstract: Guidance is presented on how to plan a trauma, death, and death notification seminar for professional counselors and victim advocates and on how to succeed in reaching and training adult audiences. Tips on the use of flip charts and transparencies are offered. A curriculum is included that contains materials on crisis responder stress, post-traumatic stress disorder, and secondary traumatization and that may be particularly useful for mental health counselors and victim advocates. An annotated literature review and sample overheads and handouts for use in conducting a seminar are provided. References
  Main Term(s): Victim services
  Index Term(s): Counseling ; Curriculum ; Driving Under the Influence (DUI) ; Mental health services ; Psychological victimization effects ; Death notification ; Post-trauma stress disorder ; Drunk driver programs ; Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD)
  Sponsoring Agency: Office for Victims of Crime
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
  Grant Number: 95-MU-GX-K007
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  Type: Curriculum
  Country: United States of America
  Language: English
  Note: Breaking the Bad News With Concern for the Professional and Compassion for the Survivor: A Seminar for Crime Victim Advocates
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