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TWU to host workshop
on treating disaster survivors
“Understanding, Assessing and Treating Disaster Survivors”
is the focus of a workshop scheduled Friday, July 7 at Texas
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.
the workshop will receive six clock hours and .6 continuing
education credits (CEUs) from Texas Woman’s University.
Tel: (940) 898-3456