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Skills for Psychological Recovery (SPR) Workshop

Frontline Service and The National Center for Victims of Crime presents a free workshop on Skills for Psychological Recovery Training!

Skills for Psychological Recovery (SPR) is an evidence-based skills-training intervention which utilizes components from cognitive-behavioral treatments for trauma-related mental health problems to help facilitate recovery and enhance functioning in the aftermath of a traumatic event.

This workshop is designed to provide clinicians, health care providers, first responders, victim advocates, and other professionals with the skills and education to help accelerate recovery and increase self-efficacy in victims of crime.


Melissa Brymer, Ph.D., Psy.D. is the Director of Terrorism and Disaster Programs of the UCLA/Duke University National Center for Child Traumatic Stress and its National Child Traumatic Stress Network. In this capacity Dr. Brymer has been involved with the development of acute interventions, assessment, and educational materials in the area of terrorism, disasters, and school crises. She is the lead author of NCTSN/NCPTSD Psychological First Aid for Schools and Skills for Psychological Recovery and has served as a consultant for many Federal, state, and local agencies across the country and internationally after disasters, terrorism, school shootings, and other mass violence tragedies. Dr. Brymer is the lead advisor to the Newtown Public Schools Recovery Program, and is the PI for an NIJ research project examining the short and long-term impact of 12 different school shooting and mass violence incidence.  Dr. Brymer is a key partner with the MUSC National Mass Violence Resource Center. She is a consultant for the US Department of Education and a subject matter expert for the Disaster Mental Health Subcommittee of the National Bio-Defense Science Board, the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (DHHS/ASPR), and for Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

Date and time:

·        Day 1: Tuesday May 21st, 2019 8:30AM-4:00PM (Registration will start at 8:00AM)

·        Day 2: Wednesday May 22nd, 2019 9:00AM-1:00PM


Cleveland Division of Police, Third District Community Room 4501 Chester Avenue Cleveland, OH 44103


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