Crisis Intervention Training for Disaster Workers: An Introduction [NOOK Book]

Overview

This book provides information about training for mental health professionals and first responders who work with victims of disaster related stress and trauma. It helps prepare them to relate with disaster victims and co-workers. Warning signs and symptoms are explored together with stages, strategies and interventions for recovery.

The book will introduce you to disasters, the community response, the roles of first responders, Disaster Mental...
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Crisis Intervention Training for Disaster Workers: An Introduction

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Overview

This book provides information about training for mental health professionals and first responders who work with victims of disaster related stress and trauma. It helps prepare them to relate with disaster victims and co-workers. Warning signs and symptoms are explored together with stages, strategies and interventions for recovery.

The book will introduce you to disasters, the community response, the roles of first responders, Disaster Mental Health Services and Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) responders and teams. It provides a brief overview of these and their roles in responding to the needs of both victims and disaster workers. The role of CISM is presented and discussed both for disasters and other critical incidents. This includes discussion about war, terrorism and follow-up responses by mental health professionals. The book is designed to help readers identify appropriate methods for activating Disaster Mental Health Crisis Intervention Teams for disaster mental health services for victims, co-workers, and self.

The content includes general theory and models of Disaster Mental Health, CISM, crisis intervention techniques commonly used in these situations, supportive research, and practice of approaches used in responding to the victims, workers and communities affected by disasters, critical incidents and terrorism threats and events.
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Reader Views - Irene Watson
Doherty explains it all, from psychological aspects to dealing with stress, trauma, and repercussions as well as how to deal with children, adults, elderly, and those with special needs during a crisis. Doherty also includes a "victims' needs" assessment and a course test. Reading this book and passing the course test will grant you a certificate with Contact Hours for approved organizations.
Tichelaar - Tyler Tichelaar
"Crisis Intervention Training for Disaster Workers: An Introduction" is an information-packed book about disasters and crises, the psychological impact of such events upon people, from the victims to the disaster workers, and also a psychological explanation of those who create crises, such as terrorists. Anyone considering becoming a disaster worker of any type should read this book to be aware of what is required.
Irene Watson
Doherty explains it all, from psychological aspects to dealing with stress, trauma, and repercussions as well as how to deal with children, adults, elderly, and those with special needs during a crisis. Doherty also includes a "victims' needs" assessment and a course test. Reading this book and passing the course test will grant you a certificate with Contact Hours for approved organizations.
Tyler Tichelaar
"Crisis Intervention Training for Disaster Workers: An Introduction" is an information-packed book about disasters and crises, the psychological impact of such events upon people, from the victims to the disaster workers, and also a psychological explanation of those who create crises, such as terrorists. Anyone considering becoming a disaster worker of any type should read this book to be aware of what is required.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940011865985
  • Publisher: Rocky Mountain DMH Institute Press
  • Publication date: 11/9/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 288
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

George W. Doherty is the President of the Rocky Mountain Region Disaster Mental Health Institute. The institute delivers critical inciĀ¬dent response training in Wyoming and throughout the region as well as a national yearly conference and proceedings for crisis response managers and the mental health professionals who work with them. Doherty is the author of Crisis Intervention Training for Disaster Workers and editor of several volumes. For more information about his work, please visit www.RMRInstitute.org.
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