Two Years Later: Continued Psychological Difficulties of First Responders and the Affected General Population
This course examines the continued psychological and adjustment issues in the population affected by Hurricane Katrina. The impact of the disaster on the first responders to Katrina is also discussed. The discussion is based on the current research regarding the present psychological status and personal experiences of those affected by the hurricane.
Note: This course was originally delivered as a satellite broadcast.
Academic Faculty/Staff, Federal Government Employees, State Government Employees, Local Government Employees, Non-Government Employees and Students
- Discuss the various psychological issues of the population affected by Hurricane Katrina that they continue to experience
- Identify several continuing issues experienced by first responders from the hurricane
C.J. Davis, PhD
State Planner, Mississippi Office of Emergency Planning and Response
Mental Health Liaison, Mississippi Department of Health
Dr. Davis received her PhD in Clinical Psychology from Louisiana State University and her Masters degree in Counseling Psychology from the University of Southern Mississippi. In her role as a State Planner for the MS Department of Health, Dr. Davis is primarily responsible for working with various mental health organizations in regard to emergency planning. Prior to her work with the health department, Dr. Davis was in private practice in Louisiana as a Clinical Psychologist.
- 2.00 Participation/CETulane Professional and Continuing Education (PaCE) awards 2.00 hour(s) of credit for completing Two Years Later: Continued Psychological Difficulties of First Responders and the Affected General Population
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