The Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate, Human Factors and Behavioral Sciences Division solicits proposals that will support the implementation of a project conducting basic research, starting with a pilot study, directed toward identifying and understanding coping mechanisms
among First Responders against the effects of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
The study aims to increase personal resilience and reduce the occurrence and impact of PTSD within the First Responder community.
The research approach will involve evaluating First Responders using both quantitative and qualitative methods to identify psychosocial, lifestyle, environmental, and motivational factors that may contribute to successful adjustment to and management of the stress of their profession.
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IMPORTANT - ANY ORGANIZATION THAT WISHES TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS SOLICITATION MUST REGISTER AT https://baa.st.dhs.gov.
IT IS ENCOURAGED THAT REGISTRATION BE COMPLETED ONE WEEK PRIOR TO THE SUBMISSION DEADLINE!