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Risk Communication & Psycho-Social Issues in Radiation Events

November 8, 2007

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Program Description:
Speakers provide clear guidance for bioterrorism coordinators, clinical staff and administrative personnel to be better prepared to manage psychosocial reactions of communities and individuals, and to communicate effectively internally, between response partners and with the public during radiological emergencies.

Objectives:
At the conclusion of the presentation, the participants will be able to:

  1. Use core principles of risk communication to focus health messages effectively in a radiological emergency.
  2. Anticipate common reactions among individuals and communities to radiological events in order to plan effectively and minimize negative effects on the public's health and well-being.
  3. Identify resources available to assist public health, clinical and mental health professionals in communicating effectively with internal and external audiences during radiological events.

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Who Should Attend:
National audience of state and local public health professionals and their partners (e.g., healthcare professionals, EMS personnel, law enforcement, media representatives, etc).

These projects are supported under a cooperative agreement from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Grant number U90/CCU224249-02. The contents of this program do not necessarily represent the official views of the CDC.

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