Macclesfield Disaster Recovery Group & Macclesfield CFA presents an Information Evening
Macclesfield Disaster Recovery Group & Macclesfield CFA
presents an Information Evening
Children & Teenagers in Emergencies
What effect would a high impact emergency have on your child?
What is the best way to support them?
How can you minimise long term psychological effects?
Featuring a presentation by Clinical Psychologist
Dr Rob Gordon
Rob Gordon is a Clinical Psychologist and Consultant to the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services for Disaster Recovery and to Australian Red Cross for International and Emergency operations as well as a number of other welfare and humanitarian agencies. He has been involved in the field of trauma, critical incidents for 30 years. Beginning with the Ash Wednesday bushfires in Victoria he has worked on large scale events such as the Australian recovery of the Bali Bombings and East Asian Tsunami, Cyclones, the Black Saturday bushfires, the Christchurch earthquake and the Margaret River bushfires in WA among others. He has consulted on some 30 large scale events and double that number of smaller emergencies.
When: 7.00-9.30 pm Thursday 11th February 2016
Where: Emerald Secondary College
Funding generously provided through the CFA Summer Fire Safety initiative grants
(Evening will be postponed if a Code Red day)