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Introduction to the NC Disaster Response Network (NC DRN) and to Disaster Mental Health Training (NC DRN, Module 1)

Length: 20 minutes
Description:This presentation, part of the North Carolina Disaster Response Network Training series, introduces the North Carolina Disaster Response Network (NC DRN) and provides an orientation to the series of training modules for mental health professionals interested in disaster response. It was created by Sandra Wartski, Psy.D, and narrated by Sally Cameron.
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This training was developed with the support of the UNC Preparedness and Emergency Response Learning Center (UNC PERLC), a funded project of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC Cooperative Agreement 1U90TP000415).

Learning Objectives

Training Personnel


Sandra Wartski, Psy.D


Sally Cameron


Sally Cameron and Cathy Womack for the NC Disaster Response Network

The author(s) and reviewer(s) of this training have no personal financial relationships with commercial interests relevant to this presentation to disclose. Author, narrator, reviewer affiliations listed were current at the time of training development.

Competencies and Capability Functions Addressed

This training addresses selected applied epidemiology, core public health, and public health preparedness and response competencies and public health preparedness capability functions. (Please note: The competencies included on this site are just a few of the public health competencies which have been established. Training participants may find alignment between this training and other competency sets not included on this site.)

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