The psychological phases of disaster response provide a useful framework for beh

The
psychological phases of disaster response provide a useful framework for
behavioral health providers and other agency professionals and
community members to understand the psychological and emotional
transitions throughout the disaster recovery process. Below, identify and explain, with detail, a disaster response phase. Select
a disaster, either historic or modern day, and describe the selected
psychological phase of disaster response exemplified in the chosen
disaster
Individuals
present with physical complaints more in the case of chemical or
biological events, these are often seen secondary to any psychological
symptoms that may be present. Discuss
the phenomenon that is described above and how effective disaster
behavioral health methods can be used to mitigate the strain on
resources in disaster response circumstances when such presentations
emerge.
Discuss
the roles of risk and protective factors in disaster resilience as they
are advanced in resiliency theory. Explain the most notable differences
that might be observed in disaster response situations by behavioral
health providers applying ideals of resiliency theory. Share your
thoughts on whether resiliency theory offers an enhanced approach to
disaster recovery for most communities.
Social
support is a critical element in the disaster recovery process for each
affected individual. Indeed, social support serves as a significant
protective factor against PTSD and other psychological effects of
disaster. Discuss the concept of the social support network and its importance to the larger community following a disaster event. How do benefits of the social support network compare to those of the social support seen at the individual level?
Requirements: 1.5 pages per question. 6 pages

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