Red Cross Disaster Mental Health Phone Outreach Opportunity in Austin this Sat. and Sun. 11/14 and 11/15

Dear Behavioral Health Providers -

Christie Wrightson, MSW, LICSW, with the American Red Cross Disaster Mental Health program is seeking licensed behavioral health providers to provide Psychological First Aid wellness check phone calls this weekend.

Identified Target Population: - Recipients of Red Cross disaster services (due to recent fire & floods) over the past few years - Red Cross responders who have been working on back-to-back disasters. - 200-300 people total will be contacted.

There will be two shifts on both Saturday and Sunday, 9:00am-12:00pm and 1:00pm-4:00pm respectively. The phone bank is at the Red Cross Disaster Response Headquarters which is in donated space at the BAE Campus:6500 Tracor Ln, Austin, TX 78725 (Further details to follow).

Christie will provide you with the necessary paperwork (confidentiality agreement/volunteer agreement) and a short PFA refresher prior to starting your shift. PLEASE call Christie at 202-699-1401 to let her know what time you can help.