To try to keep the person at the same unit, provide access to information/orientation, it is recommend to go back to usual routine or continue routine activity (Psychological First Aid, WHO, 2011, 2013).


It could be extrapolated from the adults, but there is small or no data available, don’t use for kids any unless only for the most severe symptoms (or pre-existing conditions)


One Session of Psychological Debriefing is not recommended (including ’emotional’ debriefing groups) (Hobbs et al, 1996; Bisson et al, 1997; Rose et al, 2002; Rose et al, 2003; NICE, 2005, Sijbrandij et al, 2006; WHO, 2013).