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Tara Hughes

Disaster Mental Health: An Emerging Social Work Practice

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Tara Hughes

Tornados, floods, bombings, transportation accidents, and mass casualty scenarios, whether natural or human-caused, are examples of extreme events that confront us. Tara Hughes is a mass casualty subject matter expert and one of two New York State disaster mental health advisors. In this episode, Ms. Hughes identifies the domains of disaster survival response and describes the process of employing psychological first aid in the disaster scenario.

Interviewer: Steven Schwartz

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