When Their World Falls Apart Helping Families and Children Manage the Effects of Disasters

ISBN-10: 0871013584
ISBN-13: 9780871013583
Edition: 2003
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List price: $54.99
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: National Association of Social Workers/N A S W Press
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 488
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.288
Language: English

Born out of necessity and tested in the real world of natural and technological disasters as well as disasters of human design, this timely and critically important new volume is a comprehensive and clear examination of the effects of disasters on children and families from cognitive and behavioural, family systems, and ecological perspectives. Many special activities throughout the book provide a 'touch of reality' that bridges the gap between cognitive and affective learning.

About the Authorsp. vii
NASW Pratice Resource Seriesp. ix
Acknowledgmentsp. xi
Understanding Disastersp. 1
Introduction to Disastersp. 3
Models for Considering the Effects of Disastersp. 29
The Effects of Disastersp. 61
Children and Disasters: The Child's Reactionp. 63
Family and Community Reactions to Disastersp. 95
Natural Disastersp. 129
Technological Disastersp. 161
Complex Disastersp. 191
Disaster Interventionp. 221
Preventive Interventionp. 223
Crisis Interventionp. 255
Postdisaster Interventionp. 293
Diaster Recovery with Vulnerable Populationsp. 327
The Community Disaster Planp. 379
Disasters and the Mediap. 407
Helping the Helpersp. 431
Indexp. 471
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