mhGAP Humanitarian Intervention Guide (mhGAP-HIG): Clinical management of mental, neurological and substance use conditions in humanitarian emergencies (World Health Organization and United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees)

WHO and UNHCR guidelines for mental, neurological and substance use conditions for non-specialist health-care providers. EMDR therapy is recommended for PTSD “if trained and supervised therapists are available.”

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EMDR Therapy Humanitarian Assistance Programs: Treating the Psychological, Physical, and Societal Effects of Adverse Experiences Worldwide (Journal of EMDR Practice and Research)

EMDR therapy humanitarian assistance programs conduct projects internationally to provide EMDR therapy after both natural & manmade disasters.

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Scaling Up What Works: Using EMDR to Help Confront the World’s Burden of Traumatic Stress (Journal of EMDR Practice and Research)

EMDR therapy offers a scalable intervention that combines effectiveness, efficiency & affordability for a global trauma therapy plan.

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EMDR Europe Humanitarian Programs: Development, Current Status, and Future Challenges (Journal of EMDR Practice and Research)

European EMDR Associations have provided interventions in emergency situations for natural and man-made disaster relief.

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EMDR Therapy Humanitarian Trauma Recovery Interventions in Latin America and the Caribbean (Journal of EMDR Practice and Research)

Overview of the EMDR Humanitarian Trauma Recovery Interventions in Latin America and the Caribbean with clinical stories from the front lines.

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El Protocolo de EMDR para Incidentes Críticos Recientes: Breve Reporte de Aplicación en Situación de Masacre Humana (Journal of EMDR Practice and Research)

Los resultados mostraron que una sesión del Protocolo EMDR para Incidentes Críticos Recientes (EMDR-PRECI) produjo una mejora significativa…

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The Effectiveness of EMDR in Reducing Psychological Distress in Survivors of Natural Disasters: A Review (Journal of EMDR Practice and Research)

The Humanitarian Assistance Programme has attempted to address mental health needs by providing EMDR to natural disaster survivors.

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Effects of the EMDR Protocol for Recent Traumatic Events on Acute Stress Disorder: A Case Series (Journal of EMDR Practice and Research)

Study to evaluate the effectiveness of the EMDR protocol for recent traumatic events in the treatment of acute stress disorder.

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Operational guidance, mental health & psychosocial support programming for refugee operations (United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees)

International guidance for mental health and psychosocial support for refugee populations and settings.

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Implementing EMDR early mental health interventions for man-made and natural disasters: Models, scripted protocols and summary sheets (Springer, 2014)

The authors combine lessons learned, personal accounts, and best practices of how to integrate mental health care into disaster response.

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Guidelines for the management of conditions specifically related to stress (World Health Organization)

International guidance for the management of conditions related to the occurrence of a major stressful event.

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Case Consultation: Traumatized Pregnant Woman (Journal of EMDR Practice and Research)

Case Consultation. Amy Robbins describes a challenging case in which a pregnant woman seeks treatment for trauma suffered in a tornado.

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