Impacts and Responses in Disaster and Hazard Readiness

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October 28, 2020
11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. ET

About this Session:

Session two of the series takes an in-depth look at disaster and hazard impacts and responses. Dr. Lindsey discusses impacts from several vantage points—social and emotional, family and community, agricultural and environment, and housing and food security. She addresses response phases, factors impacting community recovery, and what professionals and families can do now for better outcomes using a whole community response and recovery approach.

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss at least ten of the impacts from hazards and disasters from overall impacts to impacts on individuals and families.
  • Determine at least five factors that impact community response and recovery.
  • Identify three tools/tactics communities use to respond to and recover from hazards and disasters.

Guest Speaker:

Keith Tidball, Ph.D.
Cornell University Senior Extension
Associate/Community Capacity Building PI

Continuing Education Credit:

The Military Families Learning Network is applying for continuing education credit for this session. More information and details will be listed below as they become available.

  • This session is approved for 1.5 general CEUs for FinCert Certified Personal Finance Counselors (CPFC).
  • This session is approved for 1.5 general CE credits for AFCPE Accredited Financial Counselors (AFC).
  • This session has been approved for 1.5 Continuing Education Credits for the Certified Family Life Educator program through the National Council on Family Relations.
  • This session has been approved for 1.5 CPEU for Registered Dietitians (RDNs)  and Dietetic Technicians (NDTRs).
  • This session has been approved for 1.5 clock hours from the Commission for Case Manager Certification.
  • Programming approval for CE credits has been obtained for Social Work, Licensed Professional Counselors and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist from the UT Austin Steve Hicks School of Social Work.
  • A certificate of completion will be available.

Military Family Readiness Academy

This session is part of the 2020, Disaster and Hazard Readiness Foundations series. Visit the series homepage to learn more about the series, facilitator and other and special activities being offered.

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4 Replies to “Impacts and Responses in Disaster and Hazard Readiness”

    1. Hello Michael,

      The event materials for this session will be available on October 27th. We encourage you to subscribe to the MFR Academy mailing list to receive the case study for this session early along with other supplemental material.

      Hannah Hyde
      Communications Manager
      Military Families Learning Network

  1. Please register me for the Impacts and Responses in Disaster and Hazard Readiness class. Thank you.

    Philip Vyce, AFC
    Accredited Financial Counselor
    Zeiders Enterprises
    Fleet & Family Support Center, Yorktown
    1949 Von Steuben Dr.
    Newport News, VA. 23603
    Direct: 757-887-7757
    DSN: 953-7757
    Fax: 757-887-4142

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