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Universal Preventive Interventions for Children in the Context of Disasters and Terrorism


Universal disaster services are used for children in general populations without consideration of their disaster exposures, experiences, or reactions. Universal disaster services include screening and case finding as well as preparedness and post event preventive interventions. Universal services are typically administered in a group format in settings where children naturally congregate, such as schools.

Publication Information

Full Citation:

Pfefferbaum, Betty., Varma, Vandana., Nitiema, Pascal., Newman, Elana. "Universal Preventive Interventions for children in the context of Disasters and Terrorism." Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America. (April): 23:2 363-382. 

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