The Impact of Hurricane Katrina on Children and Adolescents: Conceptual and Methodological Implications for Assessment and Intervention

@inproceedings{Jones2009TheIO,
  title={The Impact of Hurricane Katrina on Children and Adolescents: Conceptual and Methodological Implications for Assessment and Intervention},
  author={Russell T. Jones and Kelly Dugan Burns and Christopher S. Immel and Rachel M. Moore and Kathryn Schwartz-Goel and Bonnie Culpepper},
  year={2009}
}
Hurricane Katrina was one of the most devastating natural disasters the United States has ever encountered. Although many were adversely affected by Hurricane Katrina, this chapter focuses on children and the role traumatic events can play on their mental health. The chapter begins with an overview of the immediate and ongoing efforts of the first author and his associates in the wake of Katrina. These efforts include deployments to the Gulf Coast and his briefing of the then First Lady, Laura… CONTINUE READING