When their world falls apart : helping families and children manage the effects of disasters / Lawrence B. Rosenfeld [and others].

Comprehensive and informative wealth of resourceful information for understanding disasters. A guide to understand the various dynamics of manmade, natural, and technological disasters; how these traumas affect those impacted; behavioral and cultural criteria to be considered; identifying and dealin...

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Bibliographic Details
Corporate Author: National Association of Social Workers.
Other Authors: Rosenfeld, Lawrence B.
Format: Book
Published: Washington, DC : NASW Press, ©2005.
Table of Contents:
  • I: Understanding disasters
  • Introduction to disasters
  • Models for considering the effects of disasters
  • II: The effects of disasters
  • Children and disasters: the child's reaction
  • Family and community reactions to disasters
  • Natural disasters
  • Technological disasters
  • Complex disasters
  • III: Disaster intervention
  • Preventive intervention
  • Crisis intervention
  • Postdisaster intervention
  • Disaster recovery with vulnerable populations
  • The community disaster plan
  • Disasters and the media
  • Helping the helpers.