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TWU to host workshop on treating disaster survivors


DENTON — “Understanding, Assessing and Treating Disaster Survivors” is the focus of a workshop scheduled Friday, July 7 at Texas Woman’s University.

The workshop will take place in the Administration Conference Tower, located on Administration Drive on TWU’s Denton campus. Registration will begin at 8:15 a.m. in the second-floor lobby. Registration fees vary. For more information, call the TWU Office of Lifelong Learning at (800) 250-7808 or (940) 898-3408, or visit www.twu.edu/lifelong.

The workshop is designed to provide participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to lessen the negative impact on individuals and families in the aftermath of a natural or human-caused disaster. Dr. Charles R. Figley, a professor in the College of Social Work at Florida State University, will lead the workshop. Dr. Figley also is founder and director of the FSU Traumatology Institute, which initiated the Green Cross Projects in Oklahoma City following the bombing in 1995 and also played an important role in humanitarian efforts in New York City immediately following the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

Everyone attending the workshop will receive six clock hours and .6 continuing education credits (CEUs) from Texas Woman’s University.


For Further Information Contact:

Karen Garcia
Senior Copywriter
Tel: (940) 898-3456
e-mail: kgarcia@twu.edu

Page last updated January 22, 2009

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