Simple Psychological Interventions for individuals impacted by disaster and trauma

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Length: 31 min


Jane Nursey, a key expert in the field of posttraumatic mental health explores some simple psychological interventions for individuals impacted by disaster and trauma, including useful tools and resources.


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Jane Nursey

Director of Clinical Services for Phoenix Australia, Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health. With 25 years’ experience as a clinician and manager/director of programs and services in the public hospital acute and mental health sectors, across the lifespan, Jane brings a wealth of experience to her role at Phoenix Australia. Her clinical experience includes delivering evidence-based assessment, clinical treatment and secondary consultation to sufferers of trauma-related mental health disorders including children, adolescents, veterans, current serving members of the defence force, police and other emergency service personnel and disaster survivors. She has also worked in the alcohol and drug, traumatic brain injury, aged care and developmental disability sectors. Jane is an experienced trainer, developing and facilitating training workshops to health professionals on evidence-based neuropsychological and clinical assessments and treatments for trauma-related mental health disorders, as well educational workshops on trauma response and recovery.


Resources and Tools

#Simple Psychological Interventions for individuals impacted by disaster and trauma

Presenter: Jane Nursey

Skills for Psychological Recovery Manual

Skills for Psychological Recovery (SPR) Online

Australian Bushfires mental health resources

Phoenix Australia Recovery

Recovery Online - coming to terms with trauma

Responding to Disaster – Level 2 Interventions

Skills for Psychological Recovery, A Quick Reference Guide. Australian Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health

References and Resources