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Psychosocial Capacity Building in Response to Disasters

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Description for Psychosocial Capacity Building in Response to Disasters Paperback. Num Pages: 384 pages, 9 figures, 9 Tables. BIC Classification: JFFC; JKSN; JM. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 153 x 227 x 20. Weight in Grams: 506. 384 pages, illustrations. Cateogry: (P) Professional & Vocational. BIC Classification: JFFC; JKSN; JM. Dimension: 153 x 227 x 20. Weight: 506.
Disaster responders treat more than just the immediate emotional and psychological trauma of victims: they empower individuals and families to heal themselves long into a disaster's aftermath. This requires helping survivors to rebuild their ability to meet their emotional and psychological needs, not only for themselves but also for others, which necessitates a careful consideration of survivors' social, economic, and political realities as their communities heal and recover. This comprehensive book integrates Western mental health approaches and international models of psychosocial capacity building within a social ecology framework, providing practitioners and volunteers with a blueprint for individual, family, group, ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Columbia University Press
Number of pages
384
Condition
New
Number of Pages
384
Place of Publication
New York, United States
ISBN
9780231148214
SKU
V9780231148214
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About Joshua L. Miller
Joshua L. Miller is professor of social work at Smith College. A social work practitioner for more than thirty years, he is a member of three disaster response teams and a panelist for managed care companies offering crisis response to companies. Miller has worked with disaster survivors from 9/11, Hurricane Katrina, the Asian tsunami, the Haitian earthquake, China's Wenchuan earthquake, ... Read more

Reviews for Psychosocial Capacity Building in Response to Disasters
Miller brings to this much needed text decades of on-the-ground experience as a postdisaster responder in settings across the globe in the wake of multiple types of disasters. His personal and clinical insights from firsthand experience are combined with a well-theorized perspective that locates both the fact of the disaster and responses to the disaster in context, an ecological perspective ... Read more

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