Integrating Emergency Management And Disaster Behavioral Health: One Picture Through Two Lenses by Brian FlynnIntegrating Emergency Management And Disaster Behavioral Health: One Picture Through Two Lenses by Brian Flynn

Integrating Emergency Management And Disaster Behavioral Health: One Picture Through Two Lenses

byBrian FlynnEditorRonald Sherman

Paperback | January 27, 2017

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Integrating Emergency Management and Disaster Behavioral Healthidentifies the most critical areas of integration between the profession of emergency management and the specialty of disaster behavioral health, providing perspectives from both of these critical areas, and also including very practical advice and examples on how to address key topics.

Each chapter features primary text written by a subject matter expert from a related field that is accompanied by a comment by another profession that is then illustrated with a case study of, or a suggested method for, collaboration.



  • Addresses the current state of the collaboration between the emergency management and disaster behavioral health communities as presented from pioneers in their respective fields
  • Focuses on practical examples of what works and what doesn t
  • Stresses both legal and ethical considerations and the public-private partnerships that are important for leadership in disaster situations
  • Covers Emergency Operations Centers (EOCs) and risk communication
Dr. Brian Flynn is currently an Associate Director, Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress, Department of Psychiatry, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (the nation's military Medical School). Through his career he has had a strong focus on the psychosocial sequelae of large scale disasters and emergencies. During h...
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Title:Integrating Emergency Management And Disaster Behavioral Health: One Picture Through Two LensesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:370 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:January 27, 2017Publisher:Butterworth (trade)Language:English

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Table of Contents

Section I: Context

Chapter 1. Where Emergency Management and Disaster Behavioral Health Meet: Through an Emergency Management Lens

Chapter 2. Where Emergency Management and Disaster Behavioral Health Meet: Through a Disaster Behavioral Health Lens

Chapter 3. Why Is Integrating Disaster Behavior Health Essential to Emergency Management? Challenges and Opportunities

Chapter 4. Why Is Integrating Emergency Management Essential to Disaster Behavioral Health? Challenges and Opportunities

Section II: Key Areas of Integration

Chapter 5. Integration in Disasters of Different Types, Severity, and Location

Chapter 6. Not All Disasters Are the Same: Understanding Similarities and Differences

Chapter 7. What Can DBH ActuallyDoTo Make Emergency Managers Jobs Easier?

Chapter 8. Expanding the Tent: How Training and Education Partnerships with Other Professions Can Enhance Both EM and BH

Chapter 9. Linking with Private Sector Business and Industry

Section III: Special Opportunities to Enhance Integration

Chapter 10. Integration in the Emergency Operations Center (EOC)/Emergency Communications Center (ECC)

Chapter 11. Risk and Crisis Communications

Chapter 12. How to Navigate External Factors: Legal, Ethical, and Political Issues

Chapter 13. Sustaining Integration: A Way Forward

Chapter 14. Conclusion/Summary