Teachers and School Personnel as First Responders following Disasters: Survivors and Supporters

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Many teachers and school personnel work in the communities in which they live and following disasters and are often dealing with the same recovery issues as students. These individuals may be among the first to respond directly to students’ emotional needs at the same time as they must process their own losses and stressors. The purpose of this study is to understand the contributors to and levels of posttraumatic stress symptoms in a group of teachers and school personnel following Hurricane Katrina. The study included 495 teachers and school personnel (support staff, counselors, and administration) at schools throughout Southeast Louisiana. Surveys were requested by school administration and collected anonymously during staff meetings from December 2006 to September 2007….to read more: https://www.scitechnol.com/traumatic-stress-disorders-treatment.php
Contact us by Emails: editor.jtsdt@scitechnol.com and trauma@jscitech.com


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