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Archive for March 2016

When a Mass Traumatic Event Occurs

By Amy Hammer, LSCSW, CST When a mass traumatic event occurs, our responses may vary and may take us by surprise.  Often a sense of horror or helplessness affects victims and other people impacted such as EMS, volunteers, friends and family. For generations we were taught to “be strong” and “fight through it”.   In recent years,…

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Focus:Recovery – Understand the Ripple Effect in Community Recovery

A Prairie View News Release NEWTON, Kan. (03/08, 2016) – The ripple effect of a traumatic event impacts communities in a number of ways. Creating a new normal takes time and can be difficult. As a community we must focus on recovery. Please join Prairie View, Inc. for a free educational event.  Hear from skilled…

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