MONTECITO The Montecito Emergency Response & Recovery Action Group will be hosting a disaster psychology event next week.
The event will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Feb. 13 at the Montecito Fire Protection District headquarters, 595 San Ysidro Road. The course will examine disaster trauma, causes of traumatic crisis and the emotional and psychological effects that result from disasters, according to a news release.
The class will also include a lesson on psychological first aid and how it can be used after a disaster, steps that can be taken to reduce stress and how to approach supporting disaster victims.
Those interested in attending are asked to RSVP to Joyce Read at firstname.lastname@example.org or 805-969-2537.