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Responding to Natural Disasters in Rural Communities - June 21, 2017, 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time

Date: 
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 03:00
By: 
Rural Behavioral Health Webinar Series 2017

Description: This webinar provides information about the strategies of two rural communities has they responded to natural disasters.

Objectives:

  • Learn about the efforts of two rural communities responding to natural disasters;
  • Learn about the stages of disaster planning and response; and,
  • Identify strategies to address the needs of children, youth and families who have been victims of natural disasters in rural communities.

Presenters:

Desiree Lipka, MSW, Disaster Coordinator, Solvista Health, Westcliffe, CO.

Marcie Vaughn, MA, LSW, Licensed Psychologist, President/CEO Seneca Health Services, Summerville, WV.

Facilitator:

Karen B. Francis, Ph.D., Principal Researcher, American Institutes for Research (AIR), Washington DC.

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