ERIC Number: EJ921103
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 73
Promoting Positive Adaptation in Adult Survivors of Natural Disasters
Warchal, Judith R.; Graham, Louise B.
ADULTSPAN Journal, v10 n1 p34-51 Spr 2011
This article integrates the guidelines of American Red Cross and the "Psychological First Aid: Field Operations Guide" (Brymer et al., 2006) with adult development theories to demonstrate the promotion of adaptive functioning in adults after a disaster. Case examples and recommendations for counselors working in disaster situations are included.
Descriptors: Adult Development, Natural Disasters, Adults, Counseling, Counselors, Mental Health, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Anxiety, Stress Variables, Older Adults, Coping, Resilience (Psychology), Crisis Intervention, Case Studies
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Adult Education
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: California