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:: FROM THE EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT
Welcome to NYDISnet, the e-newsletter of New York Disaster Interfaith Services (NYDIS).

NYDISnet is New York City’s only faith-based Sandy recovery e-news resource, and provides the latest updates on resources, events, trainings and other matters of interest to the recovery community and religious leaders - including 9/11 long-term recovery news. NYDIS also distributes NYDISnet ALERTs during local emergencies or to notify New York City faith communities and our partners of important news.

We ask your prayers for the victims and survivors of the East Harlem building explosion. NYDIS has been helping meet the unmet needs of those families. Please make a donation to support our work.

If you would like to post readiness, response or recovery information or upcoming events, please contact NYDISnet Editor Tameka Sharp at tsharp@nydis.org .

Faithfully,

Rev. Ruth Yoder Wenger, Executive Vice President

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:: NYDIS NEWS
NYDIS Sandy Recovery Resources

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On-Line NYC Sandy Recovery Guide (with Widgets)


On-Line NYC Sandy Recovery Calendar


NYC Sandy Unmet Needs Roundtable & NYC Unmet Needs Fund
The Unmet Needs Roundtables convene donors, long-term recovery groups and case management agencies to financially assist impacted families with unmet needs beyond those met by all other current programs. Through the advocacy of a case manager, the Roundtables (which are centrally managed and meet in each borough) provide emergency cash assistance, recovery grants, loans and discounted/tax-free building supplies to eligible survivor households. Assistance is targeted to ensure and sustain survivors’ long-term recovery. For more information, contact info@nydis.org


NYC Volunteer Group Housing Program Form-Set
This comprehensive culturally and religiously competent form-set can assist potential host sites in housing rebuild volunteers in support of Superstorm Sandy Recovery efforts. The form-set includes two handbooks for host sites and volunteer groups and exhaustively covers a wide range of resources for organizations involved in volunteer housing rebuild.

View or download the VGHP Form Set for Host Sites & Volunteer Groups
NYDIS Announces $54,000 in Grants to Rebuild Volunteer Sites
NYDIS is pleased to announce the first six recipients of our Volunteer Group Housing (VGH) Capital Grants. The recipients are Christ Presbyterian Church by the Sea, First Presbyterian Church in Jamaica, Project Hospitality, Sheepshead Bay United Methodist Church, St. Mark’s United Methodist Church, and Unitarian Church of Staten Island. The recipients were chosen based upon several criteria including their established relationships with Volunteer Rebuild Groups and their proven national volunteer streams. The grants will be used for capital purchases or services which will result in habitable facilities for housing Superstorm Sandy rebuild volunteers.  We thank the United Way of NYC for funding this program.

NYC Sandy Unmet Needs Fund Reaches $13 Million Mark
With the recent addition of Neighborhood Housing Services-Jamaica and the United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) as independent donors, along with a $100,000 grant from Catholic Cha rities of New York, NYDIS is pleased to announce that the Fund has now reached $13 Million. Approximately $3,000,000 has been awarded to survivors since September 2013.

NYDIS Collaborates on New NYC Voluntary Rebuild Capacity Assessment
On March 27, NYC VOAD released its new report, entitled "The 2014 Rebuild Environment: NYC Voluntary Rebuild Capacity Assessment." The report is a comprehensive assessment of the NYC voluntary sector’s rebuild capacity in response to SuperStorm Sandy. Produced by a subcommittee of the Volunteer Management and Construction Coordination Committee of NYC VOAD (Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster), this document forecasts the productivity of voluntary rebuild organizations for 2014, and gives information on who is active in the rebuild effort, what services they provide, and background for understanding the voluntary rebuild effort in New York City. NYDIS Partnerships Coordinator Peter Cavadini contributed significantly to the research therein and to writing the report. Read Report

Gudaitis Appears in New Tzu Chi 360 TV Documentary
Chief Response Officer Peter Gudaitis and American Red Cross Headquarters staff were interviewed for TC360, new series on Tzu Chi Television International. The documentary takes a look at the heart and soul of what drives the Tzu Chi Foundation and other organizations like it: volunteerism. NYDIS and the Red Cross are credited with paving the way not only for volunteerism, but also open dialogue across faith traditions, throughout our nation. View Video

NYDIS: NYC Sandy Unmet Needs Roundtable - 425 Trained to Date
Since the launch of the NYC Sandy Unmet Needs Roundtable program, NYDIS has trained 425 Disaster Case Managers and partners. On March 21, NYDIS offered its latest training on the NYC Sandy Unmet Needs Roundtable at Metropolitan College of New York (MCNY). Twenty-one Disaster Case Managers and other individuals from agencies involved in Superstorm Sandy Recovery efforts were in attendance. A best practice common to all federally declared disasters, UNRs are essential to ensure that emerging and ongoing basic needs of under-resourced survivors or victims' families will be met, by providing both emergency assistance grants (early months) and sustainable recovery grants.

NYDIS is Seeking NYC Congregations to Host 2014 Rebuild Volunteers
Thousands of out-of-state volunteers are looking to contribute their time and skills to continued Hurricane Sandy mold-suppression and rebuild efforts; these volunteer groups require a place to eat and sleep. NYDIS is managing the NYC Volunteer Group Housing program to coordinate and support volunteer housing available from congregations. We provide forms and training materials, coordinate reservations, and provide any other operations support needed. To get more information or to register your congregation as a "dorm," or request volunteer housing for incoming groups, email volunteerhousing@nydis.org.
:: FAITH COMMUNITY NEWS
NYT: 17 Months after Hurricane, Recovery Effort Plods Along
As hundreds of clergy, faith leaders, and Sandy survivors continue to advocate for residents to get immediate help for those still reeling from the storm and create long-term equity through local job and affordable housing creation in the post-Sandy rebuild, too many New Yorkers continue to suffer unnecessarily 17 months after Hurricane Sandy, as told in this article from the New York Times, which highlights Faith in New York leaders Father Fulgencio Gutierrez from St. Mary Star of the Sea in Far Rockaway and Jean Ferrara-Rodriguez from St. Helen’s in Howard Beach.

NY1: SI Resident's Home Rebuilt With Help from Local Church
Mar 19: Church volunteers from the Episcopal Diocese of New York recently completed the rebuild of a Midland Beach resident displaced by Sandy for 17 months. NY1’s Aaron Dickens interviews homeowner Cecilia Hernandez about her road to recovery and the volunteers who helped her get back home. Watch the video here.

ENS: Federal Government Studies Occupy Sandy Movement
Mar 18: The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) conducted a study on Occupy Sandy’s Superstorm Relief efforts for the purpose of achieving "a basic understanding of an emerging type of grassroots relief collective so that it might enable government to work in a unity of effort with such groups when the next disaster strikes." However, many view the study with a degree of suspicion. Occupy Sandy partnered with several churches during the response. Episcopal News Service’s Mary Frances Schjonberg speaks to these faith-based leaders on their involvement with the group. Continue here

To View DHS Occupy Sandy Report: The Resilient Social Network

SIL: Interfaith Volunteers Help Rebuild Sandy-Ravaged Communities
Mar 8: More than 70 volunteers recently partnered with local Staten Island Volunteer Rebuild Groups to work on homes damaged by Superstorm Sandy. HOPE Worldwide, the international humanitarian and disaster response arm of the Church of Christ, provided many of the volunteers. Since Sandy recovery efforts began, the volunteers have rebuilt approximately 500 homes.  Michael Sedon of the Staten Island Advance speaks with Derek Tabacco about the rebuild progress and on-going needs in Staten Island. Read more
:: NYC RECOVERY NEWS & RESOURCES
World Trade Center Health Program
The World Trade Center Health Program provides free monitoring and treatment of medical and mental health illnesses related to the September 11th terrorist attacks. The program supports responders, survivors, residents, and students, who worked, volunteered, lived, or attended school at or near the World Trade Center. In addition to traditional first responders, this includes disciplines such as case managers, crisis counselors, faith-based volunteers, and other community based responders who were exposed to the disaster recovery sites in NYC, at the Pentagon in Virginia, or on the field in Shanksville, PA at the time of 9/11. If you or someone you know may be eligible, please visit our website, email , or call 1.888.982.4748.

NY Rising: Deadline 4/11/2014
The deadline for submitting new applications to NY Rising is April 11.  People affected by Superstorm Sandy, Hurricane Irene or Tropical Storm Lee are encouraged to apply.  This is for homes in Nassau and Suffolk Counties, and the Lower Hudson Valley.  Homeowners interested in applying may do so by calling 1-855-697-7263 or visiting the NY Storm Recovery website.

FEMA Proof of Loss: Deadline 4/28/2014
The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced on Oct. 1 that it has extended the deadline for filing proof-of-loss claims for a second time. Read more.
RECOVERY RESOURCES

NY State, Sandy Disaster Case Management Referral Line: 855-258-0483

Resource Guides and Websites


CAMBA Free Services for Residents of Arverne, Far Rockaway
Residents of Arverne and the immediate neighborhoods can contact CAMBA for services including: job placement assistance: resume development, mock-interviewing practice, and career planning; education training and referrals; and consumer law: legal representation, credit repair, debt collection harassment.  Clients can apply by making an appointment at 718-675-3347, Monday-Friday, 9AM-5PM.   The location is 57-17 Shore Front Parkway, Arverne, NY 11692.


HUD Approves Housing-Counseling Agencies
HUD sponsors housing-counseling agencies throughout the country that can provide advice on buying a home, renting, defaults, foreclosures, and credit issues.  View the list of agencies in NY in the Sandy-affected counties here.

IRS Disaster Area Losses
Casualty loss from a federally declared disaster in an area warranting public or individual assistance can be deducted as a loss on tax returns or amended tax returns for the tax year immediately preceding the tax year in which the disaster happened. On the IRS website, visit the IRS Disaster Area Losses Section for special rules that apply to federally declared disaster area losses and information on when you can deduct loss, how to claim loss, and what tax deadlines may be postponed.

National Foreclosure Mitigation Counseling
HUD-approved housing counseling agencies are available to provide clients with the information and assistance needed to avoid foreclosure.  If your clients need help understanding the Making Home Affordable programs, you can use this list to find a counseling agency in their area that will provide them with free foreclosure prevention services.  Foreclosure-prevention counseling services are provided free of charge by nonprofit housing counseling agencies working in partnership with the Federal Government. These agencies are funded, in part, by HUD and NeighborWorks® America. View the list here.

NYC Dept. of Environmental Protection Grant Program
The New York City Department of Environmental Protection offers a grant program for private property owners in combined sewer areas of New York City.  If selected, DEP will provide funds for the design and construction of the green infrastructure system. Eligible projects include blue roofs, rain gardens, green roofs, porous pavement and rainwater harvesting on private property in combined sewer areas.  DEP will host four workshops in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens and the Bronx to explain the eligibility requirements of the program and guide users through the online application.   Applications for the grant program and the workshop schedule can be found here.  All private properties in combined sewer areas of New York City are eligible to apply for funding.

Rebuilding Together NYC Joins LISC Home Repair Program
As part of the program, Rebuilding Together NYC will help assist low-income homeowners who may not be eligible for New York City's Build it Back program with a range of repairs for their Sandy-damaged homes. The LISC program aims to rebuild up to 650 homes in 2014. Homeowners interested in being candidates for this program who are not registered for Build it Back can call NRNYC at 212-455-9309 for more information.  Alternate Contact Jennifer Terry via email. This is for New York City.

Richmond Senior Services Home Repair Assistance
Richmond Senior Services in Staten Island still has funds available to repair homes damaged by Hurricane Sandy that are owned and occupied by seniors. For more information, Disaster Case Managers should contact Beverly Neuhaus at 718-816-1811, Ext. 1.
Resources for Those Affected by E. Harlem Building Collapse
If you or someone you know has ongoing needs due to the East Harlem explosion and building collapse that occurred at 116th Street and Park Avenue on March 12th in Manhattan, please contact one of these service providers:
Safe Horizon will administer a victims’ assistance fund, as well as provide case management and counseling services. Safe Horizon’s office: 100 East 122nd Street (between Park & Lexington Avenues) Phone: 1-866-689-HELP (4357).
Union Settlement and Little Sisters of the Assumption Family Health Service will provide grassroots outreach to local residents in order to expand the impact of this effort. For more information call 311 or read this press release, click here.
JH: JH Study: Untrained Volunteers May Do Harm as Well as Good During Disaster
Mar 26: A study by a John Hopkins expert asserts that Spontaneous Volunteers could put themselves and others at risk when responding to disasters due to their lack of training. In a recent survey of 24 nongovernmental organizations, 42% reported volunteer injuries during their responses. Fifty-three percent reported having provided "just-in-time" training. Read more findings from the survey and the John Hopkins news release here.

9/11 Memorial Museum to Open May 21
Mar 24: The 9/11 Memorial Museum will open for the public on May 21. A Dedication     Period is planned from May 15 - May 20 for family, responders and recovery workers which will include a special ceremony and previews. Read the announcement here.

CB: Harlem Explosion Sheds Light on Old Infrastructure
Mar 13: The Harlem Building Explosion that killed eight people and injured many more highlights the need to fix NYC’s aging infrastructure.  Although the investigation is still underway, it is likely a gas leak caused the explosion.  A report released by the Center for an Urban Future states the city needs $47.3 billion over the next five years for infrastructure repairs. Crain’s Thornton McEnery reports on Mayor de Blasio’s and FDNY Assistant Commissioner Jeffrey Roth’s response to the explosion. Read more

Related Stories


SIL: Deadline Set for State Buyouts in SI Neighborhoods Hit by Hurricane Sandy
Mar 11: Residents in two communities in Staten Island have until April 11, 2014 to opt into the State’s Buyout Program through the NY Rising Housing Recovery Program. To date, the state has made 709 home buyout offers. Jillian Jorgensen of SI Live speaks to Barbara Brancaccio, a spokeswoman for New York Rising, on the deadlines for Oakwood Beach and Ocean Breeze residents and for other sections of Staten Island. Continue here


NVOAD: Sandy Update: LTRG Committee Serves as Helpful Resource
Mar 11: VOAD Vision’s Diana Romano speaks to FEMA personnel and Long Term Recovery Group (LTRG) Committee chairs on the usefulness and significance of VOAD LTRGs to agencies and communities involved in Sandy recovery work. Currently, National VOAD has 13 committees supporting Superstorm Sandy Recovery. Continue here


NJN: FEMA Extends Sandy Housing Aid Through July
Mar 11: According to the office of U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone Jr (NJ), FEMA has agreed to extend temporary housing assistance for residents impacted by Superstorm Sandy. The deadline has been extended from April 30th to July 30th. Richard Khavkine of the Star-Ledger speaks to the Rep Pallone’s office about the importance of the deadline extension for NJ residents. Read more
DNA: Schumer Says City 'Taking Sweet Time' Dispersing Sandy Aid
Mar 10: While on a recent visit to Belle Harbor to discuss the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act, Senator Schumer criticized New York City for the slow disbursement of aid to homeowners impacted by Superstorm Sandy. Only $10 million of the $648 million allocated for relief has been distributed.  Katie Honan with DNAInfo New York reports on the senator’s comments and what he sees as the problems causing the slow distribution. Read more

Related Stories


SIL: Bill de Blasio Promises Changes in Sandy Recovery
Feb 24: During a visit to Brooklyn Borough Hall, Mayor de Blasio announced plans to change the process for the Build It Back Program. More than 16 months after Sandy, the city has only disbursed $10 million of the allocated funds. Jillian Jorgensen of Staten Island Advance reports on more of the Mayor’s visit and recommendations made by Borough President James Oddo here.


NYS: Sandy Action Plan Amendment Number 6 for CDBG
Feb 14: Prior to releasing funds, HUD requires grantees create an Action Plan that documents the proposed use of funds. Action Plan 6 provides details updates to the initial Plan. Read Action Plan Amendment Number 6 here.

BDE: Superstorm Sandy Helpers Suffer ‘Compassion Fatigue’
Feb 12: Dr. Paula Madrid, special consultant to the Children’s Health Fund, led a workshop for Superstorm Sandy workers needing assistance with coping with the effects of Sandy. Topic included identifying symptoms of compassion fatigue, how to relieve stress and coping mechanisms. Brooklyn Daily Eagle’s Paula Katinas speaks to Dr. Madrid and workshop participants on the importance of self-care. Continue here

ARC: Mold Remediation Milestones, Thanks to American Red Cross Donations
Feb 5: Thanks to generous donors, the American Red Cross and partners have completed mold remediation to 1900 homes damaged by Superstorm Sandy. Mold remediation is a major step in the recovery process for homeowners. Read more about this milestone here.

New Brooklyn Long Term Recovery Group Website
The Brooklyn Long Term Recovery Group (BLTRG) has launched its new website in support of Superstorm Sandy recovery efforts in the borough of Brooklyn. The website provides information on recovery news, events, resources and volunteer opportunities. Visit the new website here.

NVOAD: Recovery Operations Report
The Recovery Operations Report documents recovery efforts made by VOAD nationwide for the month of March. Access the report here.
:: ADVOCACY
WNYC: De Blasio's New Headache: Sandy Recovery
Feb 24: Alliance for a Just Rebuilding and Faith in New York gathered at City Hall to urge Mayor Bill de Blasio to speed up disbursement of housing recovery funds through the Build It Back Program. Without offering any details, the mayor underscored the need for changes. WNYC News’ Matthew Schuerman reports on the gathering and the Mayor’s separate news conference that followed. Continue here

FEMA Assistance Analysis
This reports on focuses  on data released in August 2013 by FEMA to examine the level of need and the response efforts in the communities hardest hit by the storm. In addition to providing the characteristics of registrants for assistance, this release includes information about inspections and assistance approvals for those who registered for assistance through FEMA’s Individual and Households Program (IHP). Access the document here.

Report: Developing a Framework for Creating a Livable and Resilient New York
The MAS report All Hands on Deck: Mobilizing New Yorkers for a Livable and Resilient New York proposes four key principles to guide efforts to ensure a make a livable and resilient New York. The priorities presented are a result of recommendations from partners, workshops, and resilience programs and events over the last year.
:: PREPAREDNESS INITIATIVES
March is Spiritual Wellness Month
FBOs and spiritual caregivers can play an important role in the well-being of disaster survivors and their communities in the wake of a natural or human-caused disaster. In recognition of March as Spiritual Wellness Month, SAMHSA DTAC is highlighting its "Faith-Based Communities and Spiritual Leaders" to help create and implement behavioral health preparedness and response plans. The installment can also be used by behavioral health professionals to learn more about integrating faith-based supports into disaster plans.


Flood Preparedness
Floods can have a major impact on homes, communities, and regions and can develop over a period of days or occur suddenly. This year, Flood Safety Awareness Week is March 18-22. As spring approaches, it is important to learn the steps you can take to prepare for, respond to, and recover from a flood in your community. SAMHSA DTAC has compiled a list of tools and resources focused on flood preparedness and response:

Disaster-Specific Resources—Flood
This SAMHSA DTAC Disaster Behavioral Health Information Series (DBHIS) installment provides preparedness and response information for floods. Materials include tip sheets, podcasts, and links to helpful agencies. To access this installment, please visit the website.

Stay Safe Before, During, and After a Flood
One way that individuals and families can prepare for a flood is to develop their own response and communication plan. The Public Health Emergency website contains materials that can help. Links to these resources are available on the website.

Floods
This Federal Emergency Management Agency Ready.gov webpage includes flood-specific preparedness, response, and recovery information. There is also a special section highlighting tools and resources for spring flooding. Visit the website to learn more.  

Strengthening Your Emotional Well-Being Ahead of the Flood
Individuals may experience distress when anticipating and preparing for a flood. This American Psychological Association article offers tips to manage flood-related anxiety and improve overall physical and behavioral health. Access the article here.


Apps for DMH Responders
New York DMH Responders recommends a number of free or inexpensive app that may be used for DMH responders. Some are mental health specific and others are focused on emergency preparedness.

PE Coach
For clinicians working with clients in a long term setting Prolonged Exposure (PE) is a highly recommended, evidence-based psychotherapy treatment for PTSD. PE Coach was designed as a tool for clinicians and their clients to maintain treatment goals. Download on Android or iTunes.

PFA Mobile
Useful for those using Psychological First Aid in the field, PFA Mobile offers
interventions, tips and other resources to support responders.  Download on Android or iTunes.

Psychological First Aid (PFA)
This app from University of Minnesota Public Health allows the user to review the core components of PFA, promoting safety, calm, connectedness and self-empowerment. This app comes complete with information about the common reactions to traumatic events, when to refer someone to a mental health provider and practice scenarios to test the user’s knowledge. Download here.

SAMHSA Disaster App
With the ability to access and easily share important information such as tip sheets for survivors, how to get them support, coping information and pre- and post-deployment resources for the responder, this app is a true must-have for any responder in the field. Download on Android and iTunes.


:: UPCOMING EVENTS
Preparedness & Building Resilient Communities: A 4 Part-Series
(For Queens Service Providers Only)
March 31, 2014, 9:00am - 3:30pm
April 28, 2014, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
LaGuardia Community College
31-10 Thomson Ave., Room E-111
Long Island City, NY 11101
RSVP here

NYC Department of Health & Mental Hygiene, NYC OEM & the Jewish Community Relations Council of NY, in conjunction with the Queens Forum, present this four-part series. The series will take place on January 27, February 24, March 31, and April 28 at LaGuardia Community College. Participants are strongly encouraged to attend all four sessions. Sessions are free of charge to the Queens community. For more info, email Hannah Weinerman or call 212.983.4800 X144.

AIA Recovery Working Group Workshop "Building Resilient Coastal Communities"
March 31, 2014; 8:30am - 4:00pm
NYIT de Seversky
1 Northern Blvd.
Old Westbury, NY 11568
Register here

Workshop for Coastal Communities. To share experience and case studies of recovery efforts across the region. It highlights good practices, notes changes to building codes along with updates to state and federal procedures, financing and opportunities.

LSSNY: Job Resource Event for Superstorm Sandy Survivors
April 2, 2014; 12:00 - 4:00pm
St. Paul’s Lutheran Church
2801 W8th St.
Brooklyn, NY 11224

Companies at this event will provide information on Resume Review, Interview Skills, Networking Assistance, Job Training Programs and other topics. Lutheran Social Services Disaster Case Managers will be onsite to provide specialized resources for Superstorm Sandy survivors. For more information, visit www.lssny.org.

Training Courses and Webinars - Primary Care Emergency Preparedness Network
Psychological First Aid - April 9, 2014, 9:30am
Point of Dispensing Webinar - May 7, 2014, 9:30am
Resource Request and Data Gathering Webinar - June 4, 2014, 9:30am

RSVP here

The Primary Care Emergency Preparedness Network (PCEPN) has developed a comprehensive training schedule for New York City's primary care centers. These courses have been designed to develop and enh ance staff knowledge around some of the basic core competencies of emergency management. Please note that you do not need to be a PCEPN member to participate.

Move-In Assistance Program (MIAP) Training
April 10, 2014; 9:00am - 11:30am
American Red Cross of Greater New York
520 West 49th Street
3rd Floor Boardroom
New York, NY 10019

Register

Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) Intervention Training
April 14 - 16, 2014; 9:00am - 5:00pm
8779 26th Avenue (Between Benson & Bath Avenues)
Brooklyn, NY 11214

Register here

The purpose of this 3-day intensive is to assist the participants in learning proven interventions that may be effectively integrated in individual, group and self care. All responders, outreach workers, pastoral counselors, mental health professionals, CERT members, and anyone called upon during a critical incident should find this course of interest.

"Why Don’t People Listen?" - The Whole Community and Communicating in a Crisis
April 25, 2014
SUNY New Paltz
1 Hawk Drive
New Paltz, NY 12561

To Register or For More Information click here.

The 11th annual Institute for Disaster Mental Health conference on April 25, 2014, will focus on how disaster response professionals can best communicate with community members to help them avoid or minimize their exposure to disaster, and to jumpstart their recovery when events do occur. Presentations and workshops will address specific hazards and populations, with repr esentatives familiar with the challenges of message dissemination during complex and rapidly changing disasters. 

Emergency Preparedness & Building Resilient Communities: A Four-Part Series
April 29, 2014, 9:00am - 1:00pm
Location: TBA
Registration Required - RSVP here 

DOHMH, OEM and CAUSE-NY in conjunction with The Bronx Long-Term Recovery Group present a four-part series on emergency preparedness.  Participants can attend individual sessions but are encouraged to participate in all four parts of the series.

Core Principles of Trauma-Informed Care: The Essentials
May 15, 2014, 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
NYU Kimmel Center
60 Washington Square S
New York, NY 10012
RSVP here

This full-day conference is the first in an ongoing workshop series about evidence-based trauma treatments.  The program will expose participants to the essentials of trauma, including: defining trauma and trauma in the recovery process; examining the neurobiological implications of trauma; exploring EBP and emerging interventions; and looking at aspects of evidence-informed care in different populations
:: JOBS AND VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
Bridge Street Development Corporation

Catholic Charities Disaster Case Management


CDM Smith


Federal Emergency Management Jobs


Habitat NYC


Housing Preservation & Development


Mennonite Disaster Services


Met Council Disaster Case Management


National Service (CNCS)


Neighborhood Housing Services  


New York Cares


New York City Transit


NORC


NYC Office of Emergency Management


NYC Medical Reserve Corp


NYC Service   


Staten Island LTRO 

  • LTRO Community Outreach and Communication Coordinator (New)  
  • LTRO Community Disaster Preparedness Coordinator (New)

Serious applicants may email their cover letter and resume to Rev. Karen Jackson at karen_jackson@projecthospitality.org by April 9th.


World Cares Center

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