About the Course
- Identify how disaster affects the mental health of individuals;
- Discuss the history of psychological impact, diagnosis, and therapy related to disasters;
- Investigate the forms of psychopathology considered linked to disasters;
- Analyze vulnerability factors that exist; and
- Recognize various approaches of post-disaster therapeutic interventions that can be used.
About the Author
Wade T. Lijewski
Wade T. Lijewski, Ph.D., obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology at Michigan State University and later went on to obtain his Master of Science degree in Psychology and Doctorate in Psychology with a major in Organizational Psychology through Walden University. He has presented on his thesis and dissertation at multiple state and national child welfare conferences and has utilized this platform to initiate positive changes to the quality of foster parent training in Florida as well as retention efforts related to child welfare dependency case managers. Dr. Lijewski also serves on the advisory board for the Florida Certification Board.