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39665 Entrepreneur LanePalm Desert, CA 92211


Disaster Mental Health Associates respond to the psychosocial needs of people affected by a disaster, including Red Cross disaster workers, across the continuum of disaster preparedness, response and recovery.


  • Willingness to support Red Cross Mission
  • Identifying mental health needs through individual psychological triage and mental health surveillance.
  • Promoting of resilience and coping, including enhanced psychological first aid (EPFA), individual psychoeducation, community level support and community resilience training.
  • Providing targeted disaster mental health interventions, including secondary assessment and
  • referrals, crisis intervention, casualty support and advocacy.

Time Commitment: Scheduled on a rotating basis and/or on-call depending on the number of emergencies.

  • Must be a either: a current school psychologist, a current school counselor, a current psychiatric nurse, or a licensed mental health professional--hold a current, unencumbered license from, or is registered with, any U.S. state or territory as a social worker, psychologist, professional counselor, marriage and family therapist, or psychiatrist (any level license/registration, including non-clinical licenses such as Licensed Masters Social Worker or LMSW).
  • Collaborative, assertive and flexible working style.
  • Ability to participate and contribute in regular meetings.
  • Demonstrates the ability to engage in constructive and proactive problem-solving.
  • Knowledge of Disaster Mental Health activity guidance.

To volunteer please sign-up online at http://volunteerconnection.redcross.org


  • Mental Health
  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • Crisis Counseling
  • Psychology
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Social Work

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training

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