Envisioning a Family Assistance Center - Q&A with the Principal Author Onora Lien

The APC team would like to present you with the first of a five part series of interviews with our principle Advanced Practice Center toolkit authors. Check back again in two weeks for an in depth interview with Ali Jaffe-Doty, creator of our Business Continuity toolkit, as she talks about making both personal and business preparedness plans a key part of your planning process.

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Engaging children in preparedness activities

To those of us who work in the field of public health preparedness and response, talking with our children and families about the hazards our region faces and what we can do to be prepared is second nature. Our families express curiosity about what we do in general but if an event occurs like a severe storm or measles outbreak, it’s a very teachable moment.

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Another Perspective

We’ve written about how subject-matter experts (SMEs) are part of a rigorous evaluation process for APC toolkits. We wanted to give you a more concrete example of how valuable SME input is.

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