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

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

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


  • 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.


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

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


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


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