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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.

Continuing Education Credits:

 

CAC 2.0

CEU -- .2

Social Work -- 2.0

 

We are pleased to offer CAC. CPRP, Social Work and CEU credits for this webcast.  Please download the test and application form before viewing the webcast:  (Adobe PDF); (MS-Word)

If you have questions, please contact Jennifer Lichok at lichokjl@upmc.edu

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Continuing Education Credit

Each program is offered for the designated number of continuing education credits

 

CERTIFIED ADDICTION COUNSELORS: CAC

Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Office of Education and Regional Programming is certified by the Pennsylvania Chemical Abuse Certification Board (PCACB) to provide Certified Addiction Counselor (CAC) continuing education credits for those participants attending the entire program. 

CERTIFIED PSYCHIATRIC REHABILITATION PRACTITIONERS:  CPRP

The 2.0 credit hours for this program can be applied to your training hours for the Certified Psychiatric Rehabilitation Practitioners (CPRP).

 

MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONALS: CEU

Nurses and other health care professionals are awarded the designated number of Continuing Education Units (CEU). One CEU is equal to 10 contact hours.

SOCIAL WORKERS:  SW

The indicated number of credit hours of continuing education is provided through co-sponsorship of the University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work, a PA-approved provider of social work continuing education.  These credit hours satisfy requirements for LCSW renewal.  For information of social work continuing education, call (412) 624-3711.

 

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

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