Track 1: Building and Sustaining Resilient Communities
Part A: Georgia Hurricane Response Hub + Project ECHO Framework Builds Workforce Capacity, Connects Communities, and Strengthen Resilience
This session will provide an overview of the Hurricane Response Hub initiative, focusing on resources and tools that are enhancing disaster-related workforce capacity. Presenters will discuss the Project ECHO® framework and how the Hurricane Response Hub initiative has implemented the framework in public health settings.
Part B: New Port in a Storm: Georgia Hurricane Response Hub Improves Capacity to Prepare for and Respond to Hurricanes
The CDC-funded Georgia Hurricane Response Hub (GA HRH) at Emory Universityuses a multi-agency workgroup structure to identify and prioritize training needs; develops and implements plans; and evaluate successes. This session will provide an overview of the GA HRH and showcase the hub’s new trainings and resources.
Part C: Building Workforce Mental Health Capacities with Hurricane Response Hub Technical Assistance Centers
Who cares for the caretakers? In this session, presenters will share the latest info on Hurricane Response Hub Technical Assistance Centers, and how they are addressing vulnerabilities in the mental health care systems in their jurisdictions, and building capacity to address the disaster-related mental health needs of the workforce and the populations they serve.