Dr. Kira Mauseth consults with organizations, state agencies, and educational groups about disaster preparedness and resilience building within local communities. Her work and research focus on disaster behavioral health, resilience, and recovery from trauma as well as small and large-scale critical incident response and preparation for organizations. She has worked abroad extensively with disaster survivors and refugees and has trained first responders, educators, and health care workers throughout Puget Sound the United States, and currently serves in the adult mental health clinical seat on Washington State’s Disaster Medical Advisory Committee (DMAC). Dr Mauseth owns Astrum Health, LLC and provides training to community groups and professionals both regionally and abroad as the co-developer of the Health Support Team© program. She is a practicing clinical psychologist and a Teaching Professor at Seattle University. Dr Mauseth also served as a co-lead for the Behavioral Health Strike Team for the WA State Department of Health during the COVID response and is part of the mental health group for the PPN (Pediatric Pandemic Network), a national HRSA funded initiative comprised of 10 Pediatric Hospitals across the US.