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  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release : 18 January 2017
  • ISBN : 9780128036396
  • Page : 370 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

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Integrating Emergency Management and Disaster Behavioral Health identifies the most critical areas of integration between the profession of emergency management and the specialty of disaster behavioral health, providing perspectives from both of these critical areas, and also including very practical advice and examples on how to address key topics. Each chapter features primary text written by a subject matter expert from a related field that is accompanied by a comment by another profession that is then illustrated with a case study of, or a suggested method for, collaboration. Addresses the current state of the collaboration between the emergency management and disaster behavioral health communities as presented from pioneers in their respective fields Focuses on practical examples of what works and what doesn’t Stresses both legal and ethical considerations and the public-private partnerships that are important for leadership in disaster situations Covers Emergency Operations Centers (EOCs) and risk communication

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Integrating Emergency Management and Disaster Behavioral Health

Integrating Emergency Management and Disaster Behavioral Health
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  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release Date : 2017-01-18
  • ISBN : 9780128036396
GET THIS BOOKIntegrating Emergency Management and Disaster Behavioral Health

Integrating Emergency Management and Disaster Behavioral Health identifies the most critical areas of integration between the profession of emergency management and the specialty of disaster behavioral health, providing perspectives from both of these critical areas, and also including very practical advice and examples on how to address key topics. Each chapter features primary text written by a subject matter expert from a related field that is accompanied by a comment by another profession that is then illustrated with a case

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  • Publisher : National Academies Press
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  • Release Date : 2019-10-29
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  • ISBN : 9783030515256
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  • Release Date : 2011
  • ISBN : 9781845645366
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  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release Date : 2014-03-21
  • ISBN : 9780309294614
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  • Publisher : National Academies Press
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