This Manual represents a first effort to produce a training instrument to be used in the development of an effective response to the emotional problems which may occur when a major disaster disrupts the functioning of individuals, families, and communities. It discusses the principles and techniques of crisis intervention, which aim: to relieve current emotional stress and to forestall or diminish future emotional difficulties. This Manual includes techniques which have been developed from thousands of emergency calls to a Suicide Prevention Center and have been adapted to the kinds of problems which are caused by major disasters.This section of the Manual describes these pretraining tasks and suggests ways they may be accomplished. ... noting the various political systems and meeting with civic and agency personnel, both from within and from outside the area.
|Title||:||Training Manual for Human Service Workers in Major Disasters|
|Author||:||Norman L. Faberow|
|Publisher||:||DIANE Publishing - 1999-06-01|