After Disaster - First Responder and Community Resilience

How does the first responder and community bounce back after devastation
Adelphi University, Garden City
Adelphi University, Garden City
GARDEN CITY, N.Y. - June 16, 2014 - PRLog -- Before the next storm comes; before the next man-made or natural disaster strikes, groups gather to learn from their experiences....

Adelphi University’s Center for Health Innovation (CHI) is the host and co-sponsor of a symposium on first responder and community resilience. Our region has often been affected by various types of disasters, natural and man-made, and it is important to address the issues that first responders face while serving their communities.

We will welcome over 100 attendees to a symposium on this topic Tuesday, June 17, 2014 from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in the Ruth S. Harley University Center, Thomas Dixon Lovely Ballroom, 1 South Avenue in Garden City.

The sessions will breakout as follows:

9 to 10 a.m. will focus on First Responder Mental Health
10 to 11 a.m. is Resilient Communities featuring FEMA, Nassau County OEM, PSEG&G and Operation Resilient Long Island
11 to noon is the veterans panel "Transferable Skills of Veterans in Resilient Communities" featuring members of Team Rubicon and others that work with Veterans groups.

Media is welcome, please advise by contacting Erin Donohue at or 516-833-8150.

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