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FAMILY EMERGENCY PLANNING: DISASTER PREPAREDNESS FROM AN ORGANIZATIONAL AND BEHAVIORAL PERSPECTIVE

Broadcast Date: February 28, 2007
Length: 2 Hours
Course Code: A013

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Presenters:

Robert S. Fonte, RN, MEd
Program Director, Crisis Training Institute
Office of Education and Regional Programming
Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic
 

Jeffrey D. Magill, BA

Crisis Training Specialist

Crisis Training Institute
Office of Education and Regional Programming
Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic

 

 

Program Description:

Emergency Preparedness Training is an introductory course designed to provide individuals with the fundamental skills needed to prepare for and/or cope with disaster situations. The educational activities of this course are designed to walk participants step by step through the disaster process, Emergency Family Planning, Building a Home Disaster Supply Kit, and identification of local resources.

Educational Objectives:

At the conclusion of the program, participants should be able to:

1. Identify types and nature of disasters
2. Examine the impact of disasters and the disaster declaration process
3. Develop an understanding of individual behavioral responses in a disaster
4. Identify individual and community physical and psychological needs and interventions
5. Develop pre- and post-disaster strategies

Target Audience:

Clinical and research professionals, students, and trainees as well as interested family members and consumers.

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For Technical Support: email connellp@upmc.edu  or call Patrick Connell at 412-802-6906 

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