HSM 435 Week 5 Final Paper 1, 9/11 and Hurricane Katrina Disaster Evaluation
This research is carried out in this manner due to the fact by definition PTSD cannot be diagnosed until symptoms have persisted for more than a month. In the immediate aftermath of 9/11 related mental health interventions for survivors and families to include responders and rescue workers, started within hours to days after the attacks occurred. These were often spur the moment interventions relying on commonsense signs and vulnerabilities that one may show after traumatic event. “Psychological debriefings were applied in various post- 9/1 1 settings using not only the widely disseminated Critical Incident Stress Management model” but also other psycho education models……………..Continued (11 Pages with References)
HSM 435 Week 5 Final Paper 2, Disaster Preparedness Analysis of September 11th Attack and Hurricane Katrina
The United States of America has found itself on the receiving end of many catastrophic events over the years. None of them was quite as damaging as the attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City. Or the massive storm that struck the states of Louisiana and Mississippi. Due to these events our government created and implemented organizations such as the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). it was however the responses to these events that highlighted the need for improved contingency plans and coordination between all levels of emergency management. These situations were …..by among other things the US’s focus on the global war on terrorism, the relocation of FEMA under a different organization and their fiscal hampering………………….Continued (13 Pages with References)
HSM 435 Week 5 Discussion 1, The American Public and Terrorism
Explain whether you think deterrence or military retaliation is a more effective means of combating terrorism and why. Of the two, which do you think is more successful in helping societies cope with terrorist attacks?
HSM 435 Week 5 Discussion 2, Katrina Scars Linger
Watch Katrina scars linger. Describe how the community of New Orleans has responded to the disaster. In your opinion, has the city recovered from the disaster? Explain why or why not. Also, do you think a greater focus on mental health services to victims of the disaster would have expedited recovery?