James Halpern, Ph.D.
Professor and Director of the Institute for Disaster Mental Health, SUNY

Dr. James Halpern is Professor and Director of the Institute for Disaster Mental Health at The State University of New York and co-author of Disaster Mental Health: Theory and Practice. He has given numerous presentations on trauma and Disaster Mental Health throughout the US and abroad. He has received highly competitive federal and New York State grants to develop curriculum and to provide training and education in DMH. He has consulted for the United Nations on Assisting Victims of Terror and has developed training modules for the United Nations Emergency Preparedness and Support Teams and UN mission leaders.