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Before Disasters Strike!

Feb 20, 2019
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Date(s) - 2/20/2019
9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Abilities in Motion


Before Disasters Strike!
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
9 am to 3 pm
Abilities in Motion – 210 N. 5th St., Reading, PA

A seminar on the roles of peer specialists before disasters strike. Methods to help people with mental health conditions prepare for disasters. Presenter Laura Matthews-Szweda, Disability Integration Specialist. Abilities in Motion presents a seminar for Certified Peer Specialists and others who work with individuals with disabilities.
Agenda will cover:
• The Nature of Disasters and Their Impacts on Mental Health
• Disaster Preparedness Planning
• Working with Individuals: The Challenge for Disaster Preparedness Planning
• What Peer Specialists Need to do to Preserve Their Own Equilibrium in a Crisis/Emergency Situation

At the end of the training participants will receive a certificate worth 5 hours of professional development.

To register for the program or if you have questions, contact Corrine Dietrich at 610-376-0010 ext. 103 or email [email protected]

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