5th International Workshop on Psychological Intervention After Disasters
The 5th International Workshop on Psychological Intervention After Disasters (PIAD) commenced in Manila on Monday 14 November 2016.This workshop is the 5th in a series of similar workshops dealing with psychological research and practice concerning disasters and how people and communities deal with the effects of disasters on their biopsychosocial well-being. It is organized by ICSU Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific (ICSU ROAP) on behalf of the International Union of Psychological Science (IUPsyS), with funds mainly from the international programme of Integrated Research on Disaster Risk, International Center of Excellence (IRDR ICOE) of The Academy Located In Taipei, IUPsyS, and the United Nations University International Institute for Global Health. It is hosted by the Department of Psychology, University of the Philippines, Diliman with additional support from the Psychological Association of the Philippines (PAP), the Center of Applied Development Science (CADS), University of Jena, and the Chinese Psychological Society (CPS). IUPsyS is the internationally recognized umbrella organization of about 90 national scientific organizations of psychology, representing over 1 million psychologists worldwide. More information about capacity building workshops of IUPsyS may be found at the following link:http://www.iupsys.net/events/capacity-building-workshops/ . The programme of the workshop and presentations by faculty may be downloaded from the links provided below.
Reiner K. Silbereisen - Disasters: Core topics and concepts of psychological research and application
Joop de Jung - A culturally responsive model for disaster public mental health
Klaus Boehnke - Disasters as a source of personal growth: Insights from longitudinal research
Abigail Gewirtz - Prevention and intervention research with children and families after disasters.
Yiqun Gan - Coping with disasters by enhancing meaning in life and resilience
Regina Hechanova - Resistance, resilience, recovery: Southeast Asian Perspectives
Motoaki Sugiura - Eight personal characteristics associated with the power to live with disasters as indicated by survivors of the 2011 great east Japan earthquake disaster
Abigai Gewirtz - Summary remarks at end of workshop
The final PIAD2016 report is available here.