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- [DOWNLOAD] PDF Disaster Mental Health: Theory and Practice (Crisis Intervention) New BEST SELLER
- Disaster Mental Health: Theory and Practice
- Improving Disaster Mental Health Care in Schools
- Disaster mental health : theory and practice
[DOWNLOAD] PDF Disaster Mental Health: Theory and Practice (Crisis Intervention) New BEST SELLER
Although schools are often the first institution to provide recovery efforts for children post-disaster, few studies have involved the school community in research to improve the delivery of these mental health services on campuses. This community partnered study explores post-disaster counseling services ten months following Hurricane Katrina. In July , nine focus groups, comprised of 39 school-based mental health counselors and 6 program administrators 10 men, 35 women , were conducted following a two-day clinical training regarding a youth trauma intervention following Hurricane Katrina. Participants discussed types of services they had been providing prior to the training and potential barriers to delivering services. Participants identified high mental health needs of students and described populations that did not seem to be adequately supported by current funding sources, including those with preexisting traumatic experiences and mental health issues, indirect psychological and social consequences of the storms, and those students relocated to less impacted communities. Participants also described the need for a centralized information system. Participants described the need for greater organizational structure that supports school counselors and provides system-level support for services.
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Disaster Mental Health: Theory and Practice
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Crisis counseling An intervention technique that restores survivors' capacity to cope and handle stressful situations and provides assistance for reordering and reorganizing their world; education and interpretation of the overwhelming feelings produced by post-disaster stresses are available to help restore a sense of capability and hopefulness. Outreach to individuals may initiate the linkage to mental health intervention. In such situations, outreach can be followed by crisis counseling. The crisis worker can help survivors interpret their overwhelming emotions, understand the reactive nature of feelings, and recover a sense of capability and hopefulness. During the first phase of the post-disaster experience, the primary effort is the outreach process. This "first aid" technique helps survivors get reoriented and adapted to their new transitory reality. Outreach is the crucial first step in beginning to resolve a survivor's sense of being overwhelmed by the events of the disaster.
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Improving Disaster Mental Health Care in Schools
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View larger. Watson , and Matthew J. Hardcover December 23, Paperback June 25, G rounded in the best science available, this essential volume presents practical guidelines for effective clinical intervention in the immediate, intermediate, and long-term aftermath of large-scale traumatic events.
Disaster mental health : theory and practice
Not a MyNAP member yet? Register for a free account to start saving and receiving special member only perks. Behavioral health 1 problems and disorders are among the most frequent adverse health effects after exposure to a disaster—this despite chronic underreporting due to the stigma often associated with these conditions, the lack of visible or physical wounds, the separation of mental health services from medical services, and the lag time between exposure and the onset of disorder. Almost everyone in a community struck by a disaster will feel some type of emotional effect. For most, the acute reactions will be transient, and functional recovery will occur without intervention. For some, however, the impacts of a disaster on behavioral health can be severe and long-lasting, and if not addressed, can impede the recovery of individuals, families, and communities, resulting in significant long-term health burdens. To this end, however, significant pre-disaster planning is required to establish clear roles and responsibilities for the myriad stakeholders at all levels, an agile and resilient system for delivery of behavioral health services, and a process for evaluating the needs for those services and ensuring that those in need are receiving timely and effective treatment.
Matthew J. Commers, Marc Morival, Marten W. There is a pressing need for low-cost intervention models to promote mental health among children in the wake of natural disasters. The HSLB intervention was seen as relevant and non-stigmatized, cost-effective if implemented after initial recovery steps, anecdotally effective in identifying and helping resolve trauma, accommodating the full range of children's daily stressors and sustainable.