Resiliency in the Face of Disaster and Terrorism: 10 Things to Do to Survive by V. Alex Kehayan, Joseph C. Napoli |, Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Resiliency in the Face of Disaster and Terrorism: 10 Things to Do to Survive

Resiliency in the Face of Disaster and Terrorism: 10 Things to Do to Survive

by V. Alex Kehayan, Joseph C. Napoli
     
 

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Addressing issues of physical and mental health, this practical pocket guide offers concrete strategies for surviving a disaster and outlines how to best sustain mental health and emotional resiliency long after the event is over. Ten streamlined chapters present a clear path of response to stressful events of any scale, from individual traumas to terrorism.

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Addressing issues of physical and mental health, this practical pocket guide offers concrete strategies for surviving a disaster and outlines how to best sustain mental health and emotional resiliency long after the event is over. Ten streamlined chapters present a clear path of response to stressful events of any scale, from individual traumas to terrorism. Readers immediately benefit from the reassurance that comes from having a map for responding appropriately. They also learn what to say and not to say to comfort and support others, sustaining communities if catastrophe strikes. Reassuring in a time of uncertainty, this handbook empowers readers with a collection of personal tools to prevent, prepare for, respond to, and recover from calamity.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher

"This book will certainly assist us to educate the public about the basics of disaster survival."  —Joseph J. Licata, coordinator, Fort Lee Office of Emergency Management

"Does an excellent job of helping us to prepare ourselves, homes and loved ones for what we might someday face."  —Patricia M. Berliner, CSJ, PhD

"An incredibly useful set of practical things to do in real life situations....This is a must have reference volume."  —John P. Wilson, PhD, professor and Fulbright scholar, Cleveland State University

"This is a much needed inclusive book. I've never seen all this material in one place."  —Diana Brown, LCSW, BCD, disaster mental health specialist

"Provide[s] a strong basis for both prevention of adverse outcomes and mitigation of impacts."  —Beverley Raphael, MD, professor and director, Mental Health Services, New South Wales Health Department

"An essential book for everyone concerned about the safety of their families, homes, schools and communities."  —Barbara Varenhorst, PhD, counseling psychologist and specialist in resiliency and asset building

"The personal and private aspects of tragedy are explored with defined approaches written simply."  —Jewish War Veterans of the United States of America

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781932181180
Publisher:
Personhood Press
Publication date:
10/28/2005
Edition description:
POCKET
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
5.25(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.52(d)

What People are saying about this

Patricia M. Berliner
"Does an excellent job of helping us to prepare ourselves, homes and loved ones for what we might someday face."
CSJ, PhD
Beverley Raphael
"Provide[s] a strong basis for both prevention of adverse outcomes and mitigation of impacts."
MD, professor and director, Mental Health Services, New South Wales Health Department
Jewish War Veterans of the United States of America.org
"Personal and private aspects of tragedy are explored with defined approaches written simply."
Joseph J. Licata
"This book will certainly assist us to educate the public about the basics of disaster survival."
coordinator, Fort Lee Office of Emergency Management
Diana Brown
"This is a much needed inclusive book. I've never seen all this material in one place."
LCSW, BCD, disaster mental health specialist
John P. Wilson
"An incredibly useful set of practical things to do in real life situations. . . . This is a must have reference volume."
PhD, professor and Fulbright scholar, Cleveland State University
Barbara Varenhorst
"An essential book for everyone concerned about the safety of their families, homes, schools and communities."
PhD, counseling psychologist and specialist in resiliency and asset building

Meet the Author


V. Alex Kehayan, EdD, is an educator, practicing clinical psychologist, and author. He is the director of the Edu-Psych Center in Ridgewood, New Jersey, and the deputy chief of the Emergency Management Community Crisis Response Team in Fort Lee, New Jersey. He serves on the board of directors of the National Peer Helping Association and trains peer leaders and professionals in crisis prevention, intervention skills, emergency management program design, and psychological first aid. He lives in Ridgewood, New Jersey. Joseph C. Napoli, MD, specializes in disaster psychiatry, traumatic stress, and post-traumatic stress disorders. He is an assistant clinical professor of psychiatry at the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, where he teaches emergency psychiatry. He lives in Fort Lee, New Jersey.

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