EDS 246b:
Preventive Psychological Interventions


PowerPoint Handouts

Week 1: Course Introduction and Child Abuse Prevention (pdf file); Syllabus (pdf file)
Week 2: Violence Prevention & Intervention: Child Abuse Prevention (continued), Child Abuse Report Form (pdf file)
Week 3: Violence Prevention & Intervention: Youth Violence Intervention Dating Violence & Partner/Spousal Abuse (pptx file)
Week 4: No Class. NASP convention
Week 5: Crisis Preparedness and Response (pdf file)
Week 6: Crisis Response: Table Top Drills and Observations (pdf file)
Week 7: Crisis Intervention 1: An Introduction to School Crisis Intervention (pdf file)
Week 8: TBD
Week 9: Crisis Intervention 2: Psychological Triage (pdf file)
Week 10: Crisis Intervention 3: Specific Crisis Interventions (pdf file)
Week 11: Crisis Intervention 4: Specific Crisis Interventions: Psychological Interventions
Week 12: Crisis Intervention 4: Immediate Individual Crisis Intervention Practice
Week 13: Suicide Prevention (pdf file) and Suicide Intervention (pdf file)
Week 14: Suicide Intervention Practice
Week 15: Suicide Postvention (pdf file)

Final Exam Study Guide (2013, pdf file)

Other Lecture Materials

Week 1:
Week 2:
Week 3: Duty to warn (web page), Dealing with Acts of Random Violence (pdf file), Violence Risk Assessment Interview Questions (pdf file, from EDS 246b Spring 2009 class)
Week 4: No Class. NASP Convention
Week 5: Crisis Preparedness Checklists and Organizational Charts (pdf file)
Week 6: Crisis Situations and Response Checklist (pdf file)
Week 7:
Week 8:
Week 9: Psychological Triage Handouts (pdf file)
Week 10:
Week 11: Psychological First Aid Observation Sheets (pdf file)
Week 12:
Week 13: Suicide Risk Assessment Summary Sheet (pdf file)
Week 14:
Week 15: Suicide Postvention Checklist (pdf file), Suicide Postvention Resources (pdf file), Internet Suicide Survivior Resources (pdf file)

Required E-Resources

Required Resources: While not all of the following are required readings, these documents need to be made a part of each student’s electronic libraries. To document that you have obtained these electronic resources place them on a CD and turn the CD in to the instructor no later than the date indicated on the course outline:

  1. Dwyer, K., & Osher, D. (2000). Safeguarding our children: An action guide. Washington DC: U.S. Departments of Education and Justice, American Institutes for Research. Retrieved from http://www.ed.gov/admins/lead/safety/actguide/action_guide.pdf
  2. Dwyer, K., Osher, D., & Warger, C. (1998). Early warning, timely response: A guide to safe schools. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Education. Retrieved from http://cecp.air.org/guide/guide.pdf
  3. Eaton, D. K., Kann, L., Kinchen,S., Shanklin, S., Ross, J., Hawkins, J., Harris, … Wechsler, H. (2012). Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance — United States, 2011. MMWR, 61(4), 1-162. Retrieved from http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/pdf/ss/ss6104.pdf
  4. National Institute of Mental Health (2006). Helping children and adolescents cope with violence and disasters: What parents can do. Washington, DC: Author. Retrieved from: http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/publications/helping-children-and-adolescents-cope-with-violence-and-disasters-parents/helping-children-and-adolescents-cope-with-violence-and-disasters-what-parents-can-do.pdf
  5. Robers, S., Kemp, J., & Truman, J. (2013, June). Indicators of school crime and safety: 2012 (NCES 2013-036). Washington, DC: National Center for Education Statistics, Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education, and Bureau of Justice Statistics, Office of Justice program, U.S. Department of Justice. Retrieved from http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2013/2013036.pdf
  6. Schreiber, M., Gurwitch, R., & Wong, M. (2006). Listen, protect, and connect – model & teach: Psychological first aid for children. Los Angeles, CA: University of California, Los Angeles School of Public Health/Center for Public Health and Disasters. Retrieved from http://www.ready.gov/sites/default/files/documents/files/PFA_SchoolCrisis.pdf
  7. Suicide Prevention Resource Center. (2007). At a glance: Safe reporting on suicide. Retrieved from http://www.sprc.org/library/at_a_glance.pdf  
  8. U.S. Department of Education, Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, Office of Safe and Healthy Students. (2013). Washington, DC: Author. Retrieved from http://www2.ed.gov/admins/lead/safety/emergencyplan/crisisplanning.pdf
  9. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. (2001). Youth violence: A report of the Surgeon General. Washington, DC: Author. Retrieved from http://www.surgeongeneral.gov/library/youthviolence/
  10. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. (2011). Child maltreatment 2010. Washington, DC: Author.Retrieved from http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/cb/pubs/cm10/cm10.pdf
  11. U.S. Public Health Service. (1999). The Surgeon General's call to action to prevent suicide. Washington, DC: Author. Retrieved from: http://www.surgeongeneral.gov/library/calltoaction/calltoaction.pdf

Archieved E-Resource

Youth Violence Prevention & Intervention Resource Collection (Word document with web links)

Crisis Prevention Resource Collection (Word doc with web links)

Crisis Preparedness Resource Collection (Word doc with web links)

Crisis Response & Recovery Resource Collection (Word doc with web links)

Suicide Resources Collection (Word doc with web links)

Anxiety Disorders Resources Collection (Word doc with web links)

Mood Disorders Resources Collection (Word doc with web links)

Eathing Disorders Resources Collection (Word doc with web links)

Substance Abuse Disorders Resources Collection (Word doc with web links)