New PDF release: Disasters and Vulnerable Populations: Evidence-Based

By Lisa R., PhD, LCSW Baker

ISBN-10: 0826198457

ISBN-13: 9780826198457

Offers the most up-tp-date, evidence-based info for supporting particular populations stricken by disasters

Vulnerable populations reminiscent of young ones, older adults, and folks with disabilities are disproportionately tormented by large-scale failures. This hands-on source for college students and pros in social paintings, counseling, nursing, and psychological wellbeing and fitness encompasses the easiest and most modern evidence-based interventions for successfully responding to the wishes of weak populations following failures. utilizing an all-hazards standpoint, the publication additionally presents a devoted part containing population-specific own preparedness issues and discusses the position of preparedness in mitigating detrimental outcomes. The source is exclusive in its provision of significant info for finding considered necessary review instruments, preparedness checklists, and kinds. It additionally offers an inventory of cellular purposes provided via nationwide organizations.

The source addresses the explicit psychosocial wishes of susceptible populations after a catastrophe. It provides most sensible practices for drawback intervention with particular populations together with teenagers, older adults, individuals with disabilities, individuals with psychological well-being concerns, and other people with substance abuse concerns. The authors current a theoretical starting place for figuring out failures, reaction structures, universal directions for preparedness, and simple predicament conception. it is a source that would be precious not just to practitioners in an exceptional number of well-being disciplines, but additionally to volunteer pros and paraprofessionals concerned about catastrophe preparedness and reaction. Case vignettes are incorporated in every one bankruptcy to demonstrate concerns specific to every population

Key Features:

  • deals the best quality, most sensible to be had proof for selecting acceptable interventions
  • Focuses on weak populations together with young children, older adults, and folks with disabilities, psychological healthiness matters and substance abuse issues
  • Comprises a pragmatic, hands-on handbook for psychological future health and doctors and volunteers relating to catastrophe preparedness and response
  • Provides review instruments and preparedness checklists and forms
  • Includes case vignettes to demonstrate matters particular to every population

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