Final Report: American Psychological Association Task Force on the Mental Health Responseto the Oklahoma City Bombing
Examines all phases of the response network involved in the aftermath of the Oklahoma City Bombing. Includes descriptions of the responses and recommendations in the event of future terrorist activity. Examines: services to adult survivors and victims' families, services to children, services to first response teams and rescue and recovery workers, the mental health and clergy response, transition from immediate to long-term disaster mental health services, the role of government agencies, services to minorities and underserved populations, mental health research following the bombing, and mental health and the media. Extensive bibliography.
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