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Crisis and Disaster Counseling

1st Edition

Lessons Learned From Hurricane Katrina and Other Disasters

eISBN-13: 9781483317144

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This text provides professionals with the skills needed to effectively assist survivors of disasters, including Hurricane Katrina, with healing, recovery, and resilience. This comprehensive collection includes powerful, direct accounts of first responders and the organizations they represent. Taking a practical, skill-building approach, it offers clear and pragmatic recommendations to help providers, educators, advocates, and policymakers better understand how to meet the needs of children, families, and communities in the aftermath of disasters.

Key Features   

Provides a substantial review of the current theoretical and research literature on disasters and disaster response Emphasizes multicultural competency in the aftereffects of disasters Uses a practical skill-building approach to develop competencies in crisis workCovers the spiritual dimensions of healing as well as funeral practices to encourage discussion on grief and mourning Intended Audience  

This book is a must-have reference for mental health practitioners. For graduate students of counseling, psychology, or social work, Crisis and Disaster Counseling   will clarify how theory and research can be applied to practice and policy.

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ISBNs 9781412965088, 9781412965088, 9781412965088, 9781483317144, 9781483302072, 1483317145
Language English
Number of Pages 280
Edition 1st