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Developed with support from the Simon FoundationDISASTER RESILIENCY FOR COMMUNITY AND PROFESSIONAL RESPONDERS CURRICULUM OUTLINE OBJECTIVES

By Marla Petal and Zeynep Türkmen

Abstract

� To learn the basics of disaster awareness for individuals, families and organizations (assessment and planning, physical protection, response capacity development). � To acquire the knowledge, behavior and attitudes of a role model, applying and promoting basis disaster awareness and disaster risk reduction into personal and professional culture and practice. � To learn about normal behavior under abnormal conditions. � To discover community responder roles in disaster mental health. � To learn the foundations of disaster mental health and the basic principals and skills of psychological first aid. � To learn trauma identification and referral skills. � To develop and reinforce awareness of stress & coping mechanisms. loss and grief. � To learn active listening skills. � To learn acute intervention techniques to assist people the immediat

Topics: PART I, DISASTER AWARENESS, RISK REDUCTION AND RESILIENCY FOR FAMILIES AND CHILD CARE PROVIDERS (3-4 hours
Year: 2007
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