substance abuse and mental health services administration http://kbia.org en MU disaster center to boost mental health training http://kbia.org/post/mu-disaster-center-boost-mental-health-training <p>The University of Missouri has started a research center on disaster and terrorism in hopes of boosting training for mental health workers.</p><p>Assistant communications professor J. Brian Houston recently received a $2.4 million federal grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. He wants to study the long-term emotional turmoil faced by disaster and terror victims.</p><p>The center will employ a university social worker to train school teachers and counselors in Joplin, Kansas City, St. Louis and New Orleans in crisis intervention.</p> Mon, 18 Feb 2013 15:05:35 +0000 Associated Press 29048 at http://kbia.org MU disaster center to boost mental health training