Barb Dorrington

Resilience-based Reflections for Disaster Recovery

Posted by Gretchen Miller on September 5, 2017 in Barb Desjardins, Barb Dorrington, Hurricane, natural disaster, resilience category
 The first TLC Conference I attended in 2006 included a presentation about recovery work with survivors of Hurricanes Rita and Katrina. The presenters, Barb Dorrington and Barb Desjardins, shared their personal experiences related to trauma intervention at shelters with evacuees in Texas and in extremely devastated New Orleans parishes.

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Adapting SITCAP-ART

Note: This 'blog' is an excerpt of a paper titled "Adapting SITCAP-ART: The Story of One Program’s Journey in Group Implementation for Transformative Results" by Tracy McClorey LISW-S CDCA, Clinical Supervisor and Therapist. It was written on March 22, 2016. The complete paper can be read in the research section of the TLC website.

 

Background

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Hurricane Katrina Seven Years Later: The Role of Gratitude and Social Connectivity

Posted on August 20, 2012 in trauma category

TLC GUEST BLOGGER: Barb Dorrington, MEd

Hurricane Katrina changed our society. Our sense of complacency fell unguarded, while we watched reports of survivors being left without food and water, living in shelters, and sometimes looting to survive. After eight debriefing trips over three years, I watched the struggle to survive first hand.

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