Disasters and Vulnerable Populations: Evidence-Based Practice for the Helping Professions

Editor/Author Baker, Lisa and Cormier, Loretta
Publication Year: 2014
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

Single-User Purchase Price: $70.00
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ISBN: 978-0-82-619845-7
Category: Health & Medicine - Nursing
Image Count: 55
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

Using an all-hazards perspective, the book also provides a dedicated section containing population-specific personal preparedness considerations and discusses the role of preparedness in mitigating negative consequences.

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Table of Contents

  • About the Authors
  • Introduction
  • PART I: OVERVIEW OF DISASTER PREPAREDNESS AND RESPONSE
  • 1. When Disaster Strikes: Disaster Response
  • After the Disaster
  • Summary and Conclusions
  • References
  • 2. Before the Storm: Preparedness
  • Defining Preparedness
  • Who Is Prepared?
  • Barriers to Preparedness
  • Preparedness Guidelines
  • Summary and Conclusions
  • References
  • 3. Crisis Intervention and the Mental Health Response
  • Common Reactions to Stress and Trauma
  • Mental Health Effects of Disasters
  • Models of Crisis Intervention
  • Interventions for Disaster Mental Health
  • Summary and Conclusions
  • References
  • PART II: VULNERABLE POPULATIONS
  • 4. Pregnant Women, Infants, and Children and Disasters
  • Pregnant Women and Infants
  • Children
  • Reunification of Children
  • Schools and Preschools
  • Personal Preparedness
  • Parenting After Disasters
  • Responder Guidelines for Infants and Children
  • Summary and Conclusions
  • References
  • 5. Persons With Disabilities and Disasters
  • The Vulnerability of Persons With Disabilities in Disasters
  • The Disaster Framework and Persons With Disabilities
  • Summary and Conclusions
  • References
  • 6. Older Adults and Disasters
  • The Vulnerability of Older Adults in Disasters
  • The Disaster Framework and Older Adults
  • Summary and Conclusions
  • References
  • 7. Persons With Chronic Mental Health Issues and Disasters
  • The Vulnerability of Persons With Chronic Mental Health Issues in Disasters
  • The Disaster Framework and Persons With Chronic Mental Health Issues
  • Summary and Conclusions
  • References
  • 8. Persons With Alcohol and Substance Use/Abuse and Disasters
  • The Vulnerability of Persons With Substance Abuse in Disasters
  • The Disaster Framework and Persons With Substance Abuse
  • Summary and Conclusions
  • References
  • 9. Persons With Animals and Pets in Disasters
  • The Vulnerability of Persons With Animals and Pets in Disasters
  • The Disaster Framework and Persons With Animals and Pets
  • Summary and Conclusions
  • References
  • 10. Responder Self-Care
  • Health Effects
  • Mental Health Effects
  • Intervening
  • Self-Care
  • Summary and Conclusions
  • References
  • 11. Final Considerations: Ethnic and Economic Diversity and Disasters
  • Ethnic Minorities and Low Economic Status Persons in Disasters
  • Summary and Conclusions
  • References
  • Appendix: Resources and Tools
  • Abbreviations