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Grounded in the best science available, this essential volume presents practical guidelines for effective clinical intervention in the immediate, intermediate, and long-term aftermath of large-scale traumatic events. Vital lessons learned from a vari … weiterlesen
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Titel: Interventions Following Mass Violence and Disasters: Strategies for Mental Health Practice

ISBN: 1593852568
EAN: 9781593852566
Sprache: Englisch.
Herausgegeben von Elspeth Cameron Ritchie, Patricia J. Watson, Matthew J. Friedman
GUILFORD PUBN

Januar 2006 - gebunden - 430 Seiten

Beschreibung

Grounded in the best science available, this essential volume presents practical guidelines for effective clinical intervention in the immediate, intermediate, and long-term aftermath of large-scale traumatic events. Vital lessons learned from a variety of mass traumas and natural disasters are incorporated into the book's thorough review of strategies for helping specific victim and survivor populations. The editors and authors include over 40 leading experts in disaster mental health. Of crucial importance, they clearly summarize the empirical evidence supporting each intervention and provide other guidance based on experience and consensus recommendations.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Part I: Introduction. Friedman, Ritchie, Watson, Early Intervention Following Mass Violence. Ruzek, Models of Early Intervention Following Mass Violence and Other Trauma. Part II: Preparation, Training, and Needs Assessment. Watson, Ritchie, Demer, Bartone, Pfefferbaum, Improving Resilience Trajectories Following Mass Violence and Disaster. Young, Ruzek, Wong, Salzer, Naturale, Disaster Mental Health Training: Guidelines, Considerations, and Recommendations. Speier, Immediate Needs Assessment Following Catastrophic Disaster Incidents. Part III: Mental Health Interventions. Shalev, Interventions for Traumatic Stress: Theoretical Basis. Orner, Kent, Pfefferbaum, Raphael, Watson, The Context of Providing Immediate Postevent Intervention. Young, The Immediate Response to Disaster: Guidelines for Adult Psychological First Aid. Bryant, Litz, Intermediate Interventions. Raphael, Wooding, Longer-term Mental Health Interventions for Adults Following Disasters and Mass Violence. McCarroll, Ursano, Consultation to Groups, Organizations, and Communities. Rosen, Young, Norris, On a Road Paved with Good Intentions, You Still Need a Compass: Monitoring and Evaluating Disaster Mental Health Services. Part IV: Specific Situations and Populations. Cohen, Mannarino, Gibson, Cozza, Murray, Interventions for Children and Adolescents Following Disasters. Leskin, Huleatt, Herrmann, LaDue, Gusman, Rapid Development of Family Assistance Centers: Lessons Learned Following the September 11 Terrorist Attacks. Wain, Grammer, Stasinos, DeBoer, Psychiatric Intervention for Medical-surgical Patients Following Traumatic Injuries. Pastel, Ritchie, Mitigation of Psychological Effects of Weapons of Mass Destruction. Norris, Alegria, Promoting Disaster Recovery in Ethnic-Minority Individuals and Communities. Norris, Hamblen, Watson, Ruzek, Gibson, Price, Stevens, Young, Friedman, Toward Understanding and Creating Systems of Postdisaster Care: A Case Study of New York's Response to the World Trade Center Disaster. Naturale, Outreach Strategies: An Experiential Description of the Outreach Methodologies Used in the September 11 Disaster Response in New York. Part V: Creating an Agenda for the Future. Litz, Gibson, Conducting Research on Mental Health Interventions. Ursano, Friedman, Mental Health and Behavioral Interventions for Victims of Disasters and Mass Violence: Caring, Planning, and Needs.

Portrait

Elspeth Cameron Ritchie, MD, Department of Psychiatry, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences Patricia J. Watson, PhD, National Center for PTSD, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, White River Junction, VT, and Department of Psychiatry, Dartmouth Medical School Matthew J. Friedman, MD, PhD, National Center for PTSD, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, White River Junction, VT, and Department of Psychiatry, Dartmouth Medical School

Pressestimmen

'This state-of-the-art volume is extremely relevant to practitioners and researchers in all areas of mental health. Psychologists, social workers, physicians, nurses, and counselors will gain insight into the complexities of treatment for survivors of mass violence and disasters. The most important contributors in the field provide practical guidance on a wide range of topics, including early intervention, contextual factors, organizational consultation, and interventions with children. Chapters address what we know - and what we don't know - in this comprehensive examination of a new and growing literature. Controversial issues regarding treatment are dealt with in a thoughtful manner. This text is essential reading for anyone doing trauma-related work.' - Victoria Follette, PhD, Department of Psychology, University of Nevada, USA 'This is absolutely the new definitive text on the acute treatment of mass trauma effects. Edited and written by leaders in the field, this volume addresses almost every conceivable aspect of mental health response to disasters and mass violence. The practical information on assessment, treatment, and training and consultation - let alone the comprehensive literature reviews - make this book a 'must have.' Highly recommended!' - John Briere, PhD, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, LAC-USC Medical Center and Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, USA
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