Asian Tsunami and Social Work Practice
Recovery and Rebuilding
Normal Price: $91.99
Your Price: $82.79 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $9.20! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $4.14 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available, ships in 7-10 days
Asian Tsunami and Social Work Practice by Ngoh Tiang Tan
Book DescriptionAsian Tsunami and Social Work Practice presents an inside look at the complicated nature of disaster preparedness and how it relates to poverty, trauma, community development, and service delivery systems. Health, human services, and mental health professionals from countries still reeling from the devastations of the Asian Tsunami of 2004 reflect on the challenges facing survivors, the effects of the disaster, and interventions by the community and social work professionals. This unique book offers real-life accounts of practice models and the experiences of recovery from natural and man-made events. When disaster strikes, social workers and other human service professionals not only are the first responders, they are also called upon to help victims with the effects of trauma and displacement, providing social and emotional support in the recovery and rebuilding of families and communities. Asian Tsunami and Social Work Practice explores social interventions used in relief efforts to aid hundreds of thousands of people who were left at risk and in need in affected areas of South Asia and East Africa, including Thailand, Sri Lanka, India, Singapore, and Indonesia. Asian Tsunami and Social Work Practice examines: * mental health practice in emergency response * the connections between disability and disaster * social and physical conditions after the tsunami of 2004 * state and civil society responses in India * service delivery frameworks * the effective use of volunteers * training programs for social workers and recovery workers * the economic, social, and psychological impacts on survivors * and much moreAsian Tsunami and Social Work Practice is an invaluable aid for students, practice professionals, and educators in health and human services, as well as anyone working in international aid and disaster relief.
Buy Asian Tsunami and Social Work Practice book by Ngoh Tiang Tan from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780789032362
(216mm x 156mm x 11mm)
Imprint: Routledge Member of the Taylor and Francis Group
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Publish Date: 7-Mar-2007
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Ngoh Tiang Tan
Asian Tsunami and Social Work Practice, Hardback (March 2007)» View all books by Ngoh Tiang Tan
Presents an inside look at the complicated nature of disaster preparedness and how it relates to poverty, trauma, community development, and service delivery systems. This book offers real-life accounts of practice models and the experiences of recovery from natural and man-made events.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Asian Tsunami and Social Work Practice book by Ngoh Tiang Tan and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-2pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.