In The Wake Of Disaster

Author: Harold G Koenig
Publisher: Templeton Foundation Press
ISBN: 1932031995
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Dr. Koenig whose research on the healing power of faith has been published worldwide, advocates integrating spiritual and mental health into emergency response systems directed at those affected by hurricanes, floods, earthquakes and terrorism. He describes the psychological, social and spiritual resopnses to trauma.

Building Noah S Ark For Migrants Refugees And Religious Communities

Author: Jin-Heon Jung
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137496304
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Building Noah's Ark for Migrants, Refugees, and Religious Communities examines religion within the framework of refugee studies as a public good, with the spiritual and material use of religion shedding new light on the agency of refugees in reconstructing their lives and positioning themselves in hostile environments.

The Sociology Of Katrina

Author: David L. Brunsma
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780742559301
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A second edition of this textbook is now available. As a disaster, Hurricane Katrina logs in as both the most destructive and instructive when considering the cataclysmic effects, as well as the magnitude of knowledge, that can be drawn from it. This meteorological event became the stimulus for devastating technological failures and widespread toxic contamination, causing the largest internal diaspora of displaced people in recent U.S. history. This book brings together the nation's top sociological researchers in an effort to catalogue the modern catastrophe that is Hurricane Katrina. The chapters in this volume discuss sociological perspectives of disaster literature, provide alternative views and analyses of early post-storm data collection efforts, and examine emerging social questions that have surfaced in the aftermath of Katrina.

Disaster Spiritual Care

Author: Willard W. C. Ashley Sr
Publisher: Skylight Paths Publishing
ISBN: 9781594735875
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The first comprehensive resource for pastoral care in the face of disaster--a vital resource for clergy, seminarians, pastoral counselors and caregivers of all faith traditions. Updated and expanded! This essential resource for clergy and caregivers integrates the classic foundations of pastoral care with the unique challenges of disaster response on community, regional and national levels. Offering the latest theological perspectives and tools--along with basic theory and skills from the best disaster response texts, research and concepts--the contributors to this resource are innovators in their fields and represent Christianity, Judaism, Islam and more. New to this edition are chapters on: N-VOAD Points of Consensus and Guidelines--A Developing Conversation Ethics in Disaster Spiritual Care Assessment Developing a Theological Framework for Providing Disaster Spiritual Care And More Exploring how spiritual care changes following a disaster, and including a comprehensive explanation of a disaster's lifecycle, this is the definitive guidebook for counseling not only the victims of disaster but also the clergy and caregivers who are called to service in the wake of crisis.

The Presidency And Economic Policy

Author: Chris J. Dolan
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc
ISBN: 9780742547285
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The Presidency and the Economic Policy offers an update on how economic issues have developed and evolved since the first version of the book was published in 1994. This book addresses the extent to which the president influences the domestic and global economy, manages and coordinates the economic policymaking process, and determines various economic issues on the national public policy agenda.

Psychosocial Nursing For General Patient Care

Author: Linda M. Gorman
Publisher: F A Davis Company
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This concise, quick-reference handbook addresses common psychosocial and psychiatric problems as they are most commonly encountered—in conjunction with a patient's medical problems. It's the resource your students can turn to identify symptoms of mental health disorders and know how to intervene quickly and effectively to keep patients safe. - Focuses on psychosocial problems faced by nurses in multiple care settings— home care, nursing homes, residential care, outpatient, psychiatric home care, and the hospital. - Evaluates psychosocial responses to the stresses of illness, illness of a family member, hospitalization, or alterations in mental health, and provides clinically relevant interventions. - Begins each disorder or condition chapter with an overview of the problem, including a review of the current theories of causation, and proceeds to assessment, collaborative and nursing management, patient and family education information, charting and discharge planning guidelines, and nursing outcomes. - Includes chapters on culture and end-of-life care.

A Practical Guide To Writing Psychology Third Edition

Author: Carla Taines
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education Australia
ISBN: 174376622X
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A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO WRITING: PSYCHOLOGY 3E uses a logical, timeline format that walks you through the writing process from conception to execution. From interpreting the question or problem posed in your assignment, to gathering relevant information, and then writing the assignment, this resource will help you succeed in your writing. Central to any writing in psychology is the use of American Psychological Association (APA) style. This edition helps demystify APA style to ensure that you follow the correct formatting and referencing conventions in your work. This edition has utilised the feedback of students and academics to ensure that the easy-to-follow and engaging content will help you master writing in psychology.

The Humanitarians

Author: David P. Forsythe
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521612814
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Provides a comprehensive overview of the International Committee of the Red Cross from its origins up to the present day.