About this Episode:
In this Let’s Talk Transitions Podcast, Ashley Mueller discusses her role as an Extension Educator for Nebraska Extension, and how she assists Nebraskans in preparing for and recovering from emergencies and natural disasters. Tune in to learn how you can better assist those you serve when it comes to disaster and emergency planning and recovery!
Ashley Mueller is a statewide Extension Educator for Nebraska Extension. Her focus area is disaster education, and in cooperation with campus and county Extension faculty and staff, she helps Nebraskans prepare for and recover from extreme weather and disasters. Ashley serves as Nebraska Extension’s point of contact for the Extension Disaster Education Network (EDEN) and Nebraska Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (NE VOAD). She represents Nebraska Extension on UNL’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) and NDA’s Homeland Security Team. She is a member of the FEMA Region VII Regional Advisory Council, and she is a ServeNebraska Commissioner. She is involved in a variety of community- and county-based preparedness efforts, and she leads projects in the areas of agriculture, community development, and youth development.
Guest email – firstname.lastname@example.org
Guest website – https://epd.unl.edu/profile/amueller10
Guest Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/NEextensiondisasters/about/?ref=page_internal
Guest Twitter – https://twitter.com/_ashmuell
Resources Mentioned in Podcast:
- EDEN: https://extensiondisaster.net. They have social media channels, as well, that might be good to check out!
- The Learning Child team has some great resources to help children cope during disasters: https://child.unl.edu/helping-children-cope
- If you get a chance, check out the Read for Resilience program. Using an engaging format, Read for Resilience may help children better understand their experiences and improve their coping skills.
This material is based upon work supported by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and the Office of Military Family Readiness Policy, U.S. Department of Defense under Award Number 2019-48770-30366.