“Building Personal & Psychosocial Resilience for Climate Change”

Some of us will be attending this conference in Washington, D.C. in Thursday-Friday, November 3-4, 2016.

You can come too!

“Building Personal & Psychosocial Resilience for Climate Change”
A Unique Skills-Building and Policy Conference on the Urgency, Methods & Benefits of Building Personal & Psychosocial Resilience for Climate Change

What You Will Learn At The Conference:
  • The personal mental health and psychosocial impacts of climate change on youth, adolescents, adults, and high-risk populations and why major preventative human resilience-building policies and programs are urgently needed to address the risks.
  • Methods, policies, and benefits of building personal resilience for climate change-enhanced traumas and toxic stresses.
  • Methods, policies, and benefits of building psychosocial resilience within all types of groups and organizations for climate change-enhanced traumas and toxic stresses.
  • Methods, policies, and benefits of building psychosocial resilience within communities for climate change-enhanced traumas and toxic stresses.

The conference is sponsored by the International Transformational Resilience Coalition (ITRC), a network of mental health, resilience, trauma treatment, faith, education, disaster response, and climate change professionals promoting programs and policies to proactively build personal & psychosocial resilience for the impacts of climate change worldwide.

mcharney

Reference Services Librarian, W.E.B. Du Bois Library, University of Massachusetts Amherst. Liaision to Department of Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning, Stockbridge School of Agriculture, and Hillel.

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