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In case this is of interest, here is information about a radio broadcast today on debriefing of humanitarian workers (including mission personnel). It can be downloaded. If you would like a copy of the paper which is discussed on the programme, please let me know.
All in the Mind on ABC Radio National, Australian Broadcasting Corporation - Sat 12th February 1.05pm, Rpt 14th February 1.05pm and Tues 15th Nov 0205am
The mind in crisis: to debrief or not to debrief?
Floods, fires, cyclones and the anniversary of Black Saturday. Psychological debriefing is a technique aimed at helping us process traumatic events, so the emotional scars can heal not harm. To some the approach is discredited, ineffective and may even do damage - to others it can still have important role in some settings. Beyond the controversy, where does the field stand today?