Psychological Support Agency.docx - 1 Running Head PSYCHOLOGICAL SUPPORT AGENCY Psychological Support Agency Yulanda Wilkerson CJHS/410 Tina Sebring 2

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1 Running Head: PSYCHOLOGICAL SUPPORT AGENCY Psychological Support Agency Yulanda Wilkerson CJHS/410 April 28, 2019 Tina Sebring
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2 Running Head: PSYCHOLOGICAL SUPPORT AGENCY Psychological Support Agency In the case of a natural catastrophic event, a psychological support agency would provide support. This paper will discuss the size of the agency, what qualifications are required for the employees that work within the agency, what services are offered from the agency, the mission of a psychological support agency as well as the key components and finally what role if any does the criminal justice system play in agencies such as this one. Humans have no control over catastrophic events, they happen whenever, and it is really nothing that can be done to prevent it. It is imperative to have a plan in place for events such as catastrophic disaster. A catastrophic natural disaster comes in the form of an earthquake, tsunami, hurricane or tornado. Natural disasters happen everywhere in the world. Some natural disasters happen according to location, for example California is known for earthquakes, while southern states are known for hurricanes and tornados, we mostly hear about tsunamis happening in Asian countries. While technology continue to get better, we are more in the know of what to expect but the prediction is almost never right on point. There are times when the weather calls for a tornado and people evacuate and no tornado happen, it is always better to be safe than sorry. Size The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) helps people throughout America whenever there is a natural disaster. Their mission statement reads, “Helping people before, during, and after disasters.” (FEMA, 2019) These type agencies are usually large because these type events affect large groups of people at once. There need to be enough employees as well as
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3 Running Head: PSYCHOLOGICAL SUPPORT AGENCY resources in order to service all people in need. FEMA happen to have employees according to region, each region service certain areas and have enough employees to service the states in that region. There are 10 regions connected to FEMA at the moment. Each individual handle each situation different, while some may learn how to adapt and overcome, there will be some people who will need to sit and talk to a psychologist. It is imperative that the agency provide therapeutic care as well as shelter and food if needed. Because one can never tell when a
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