Disaster Discussion 8
1. Behavioral Health Response to Disasters, Author: Framingham, Julie:
Forum Assignment for the Week: 300 Words minimum For this week’s Forum, respond to the following: This week we wrap up our 8-week learning experience, discussing some of the most important interactions and information encountered during the course. To close out the course, please complete the following:
· Identify and describe three take-aways from the course that added to your understanding of the psychology of disaster.
· How do you believe you will make use of your new knowledge in future courses and in your present or future career?
· As you do in many courses, complete the following sentence to demonstrate the “most” important element of the psychology of disaster.
· If I could pick just one thing that the world would be well served to better understand about the psychology of disaster, it would be ________________. I chose this because ________________.
General Instructions Applicable to All Forums:
Forum post source citation is not required for forum posting in our class. This is because we are engaging in conversation that happens to be in writing form, not composing essays or research papers. You will, however, need to paraphrase (restate in your own words) any words of published authors in parts of your posts that are based on their work. Copying of published material, which is plagiarism, is prohibited and any instances of it, including forum posts, will result in a zero score without an option for re-submission to recoup lost points and a report sent to the Registrar’s Office per University policy.
Discussion forum posts will be graded on verbal expression, critical thinking, making an effort to not just participate in but contribute to the dialog with initial and reply posts of a substantive nature commensurate with graduate level studies. Posts must have correct grammatical construction, spelling, and punctuation with no texting or other casual style language.