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DRLA Director to Deliver Keynote at University of West Indies

DRLA Director Dr. Reggie Ferreira will be the keynote speaker at the 4th Bienniel Postgraduate Conference of the Behavioural Sciences Department at the University of the West Indies.

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DRLA Accepted to Global Resilience Partnership

The Disaster Resilience Leadership Academy within the Tulane University School of Social Work has been accepted as an official member of the Global Resilience Partnership.

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DRLA Director Dr. Reggie Ferreira Provides Insight to Animal Wellness Blog

DRLA Director Dr. Reggie Ferreira provided his insight on Animal Wellness, a blog dedicated helping animal lovers ensure a long, healthy life for their pets.

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Global Disaster Resilience Assessment Community of Practice with DRLA and Spin Global

Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) funded the development of guidance and tools to help communities measure their “Capability Quotient (CQ),” which is the readiness to respond to risk and to respond to disruptions of any kind.

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DRLA Director Dr. Reggie Ferriera Appears on Earth911 Podcast

DRLA Director Dr. Reggie Ferriera joins Earth911's Mitch Ratcliffe on a podcast to talk about the intersection of climate change, mental health, and resilience.

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DRLA Fellow George Haddow Provides Expertise to Washington Post on Study of FEMA Flood Buyouts

George Haddow, who is a Fellow in our Disaster Resilience Leadership Academy, provided his expertise in a Washington Post article about a recent study of FEMA buyouts.

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Dr. Tonya Hansel, faculty member and DSW program director, Published in Journal of Family Strengths

Dr. Tonya Hansel studied behavioral health outreach strategies, risk screening, and triage of children and families in areas affected by disasters as part of a leadership team with the Louisiana Spirit Recovery Program.

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Remembering Katrina: What It Meant for Clinicians and the Community

On the 14th Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, Parker Sternbergh, Director of the Porter-Cason Institute for the Family and Center for Lifelong Learning, spoke with Trusted Provider Network about connection and relationships in New Orleans after the storm.

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XR (Extended Reality) Disaster Simulation

The School of Social Work's Disaster Resilience Leadership Academy is innovating responses to disasters. 

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Faculty Members Provide Expertise in Article on Climate Change and Mental Health

Dr. Charles Figley and Dr. Reggie Ferreira were quoted in Rolling Stone article entitled "How the Mental Health Community Is Bracing for the Impact of Climate Change."

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