Psychologists, Social Workers, Counselors, MFTs

Helping Older Adults After Disasters: A Guide to Providing Support

November 25, 2019

As you probably know from your own experience, and from survivors you serve, many people feel distress after a disaster and show signs of having a tough time (Norris et al., 2002; North, 2016). Most people also bounce back over time, and one of the best things people can do after a disaster is talk to others (Hobfoll et al., 2007; Pfefferbaum, Jacobs, Griffin, & Houston, 2015). As you work with disaster-affected communities, you’re providing a key service in response and recovery ... (view the Guide below for the full story).