Using Schlossberg's Transition Model in Response to Natural Disaster for People with Disabilities

Debra A. Harley, David Beach, Reginald J. Alston

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Abstract

Natural disasters produce unequal outcomes for individuals with disabilities. In addition to dealing with the effects of disasters that everyone must confront, the presence of disability exacerbates recovery. This article presents information on the effects of natural disasters on people with disabilities, Schlossberg's Model as a framework for recovery, strategies for recovery, and implications for counseling. The intent of this article is to help counselors assist their clients to develop disaster resilience.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)40-47
JournalJournal of Applied Rehabilitation Counseling
Volume39
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 2008

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