1016-17 A Community Healing: Steps to Take when Tragedy Overwhelms a Community

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1016-17:  A Community Healing:  Steps to Take when Tragedy Overwhelms a Community

Participants will gain perspective from a community working together to restore balance, promote sustainability, and strategically plan for the wellness of a community in the aftermath of a school tragedy. Key stakeholders will present steps taken to put the pieces back together for a community in need of stabilization.


Presenters:
 Anka Roberto DNP, PMHNP-BC, APRN, MPH; Jennifer Barahona, LCSW

Disclosures:  The presenters and planners have no conflict of interest or commercial support to disclose.  Off-label uses will not be discussed during this presentation.


Session Length:
  2 Hours 2 minutes

Target Audience:  APRN


Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:

  1. Understand the ripple effect of trauma on a community.
  2. Understand the timeline of recovery and resiliency that takes place in the aftermath of a traumatized community: what works, what doesn't work.
  3. Understand sustainability efforts to allow for a long term cohesive effort to support a traumatized community long term.

Keywords:  Trauma, Sandy Hook, Community, Healing, Resilience


Continuing Nursing Education:
2.25 contact hours.  * In order to receive contact hours, you must: Listen to presentation, complete an evaluation, and earn a passing score on the post-test before the expiration date. You will have 5 tries to correctly answer the questions on the post-test and a score of 80% is required to pass. Once you have passed and completed an evaluation, the certificate will be generated online, available for you to print immediately. You cannot earn credit unless all steps are completed.

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.


Originally Presented
APNA 31st Annual Conference
Phoenix, Arizona
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
8:00am - 10:00am

The contact hours for this session expire:  December 31, 2019


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