Psychosocial Recovery

Many people directly experiencing a major natural disaster such as an earthquake will experience psychosocial effects – both individual psychological effects impacting on how people feel and social effects impacting on how they relate to each other. Here is what we have to share.

A framework for social recovery

Ch.2: Canterbury Earthquake Social Recovery Services and Support video
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All Right? Campaign

Ch.7: Canterbury Earthquake Social Recovery Services and Support video
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Canterbury earthquake social recovery services and support

This video series shows you how to support people’s wellbeing following a...

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Christchurch Innovations: Earthquake Support Coordination Service

An integrated service response by multiple support agencies has helped many...

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Community led recovery

Ch.6: Canterbury Earthquake Social Recovery Services and Support video
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Community resilience

Ch.3: Understanding Social Recovery report
This chapter discusses CERA’s...

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Development of the Community in Mind Strategy and Shared Programme of Action

CERA coordinated the development of a high level strategy to guide psychoso...

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Earthquake Support Coordination Service

Ch.5: Canterbury Earthquake Social Recovery Services and Support video
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Earthquake preparedness in an ageing society: Learning from the experience of the Canterbury Earthquakes

The ageing of the New Zealand population means that, in future, very large...

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Engaging with communities in a recovery context

This guide outlines tips for recovery practitioners engaging with affected...

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Ideas to Remember - Canterbury Earthquake Memorial

CERA developed a community engagement process to inform the development of...

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Initial response - Door knocking

Ch.4: Canterbury Earthquake Social Recovery Services and Support video
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A framework for social recovery

Ch.2: Canterbury Earthquake Social Recovery Services and Support video This video explains the psychosocial pyramid model CERA and partner agencies used to ensure psychosocial services and supports me...

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All Right? Campaign

Ch.7: Canterbury Earthquake Social Recovery Services and Support video This video explains the internationally award winning ‘All right?’ social marketing campaign. The ’All right?’ campaign p...

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Canterbury earthquake social recovery services and support

This video series shows you how to support people’s wellbeing following a major natural disaster using an integrated system of psychosocial services and supports. Residents of greater Christchurch e...

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Christchurch Innovations: Earthquake Support Coordination Service

An integrated service response by multiple support agencies has helped many people in the Christchurch community to find shelter and get back on their feet following the Canterbury earthquakes.

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Community led recovery

Ch.6: Canterbury Earthquake Social Recovery Services and Support video This video explains how recovery agencies can support communities to lead their own recovery, and showcases community-led social...

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Community resilience

Ch.3: Understanding Social Recovery report This chapter discusses CERA’s Community Resilience Programme which led and coordinated the psychosocial system of services and supports across a number of...

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Development of the Community in Mind Strategy and Shared Programme of Action

CERA coordinated the development of a high level strategy to guide psychosocial recovery. The ‘Community in Mind’ strategy was supplemented by a Shared Programme of Action to capture recovery acti...

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Earthquake Support Coordination Service

Ch.5: Canterbury Earthquake Social Recovery Services and Support video The Earthquake Support Coordination Service (ESCS) was established to ‘walk alongside’ residents as they navigated unexpected...

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Earthquake preparedness in an ageing society: Learning from the experience of the Canterbury Earthquakes

The ageing of the New Zealand population means that, in future, very large numbers of very old people will be living in the community, many alone or with a spouse of similar age, many suffering from c...

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Engaging with communities in a recovery context

This guide outlines tips for recovery practitioners engaging with affected communities. Often people will be stressed and anxious and the engagement messages may involve difficult decisions about peop...

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Ideas to Remember - Canterbury Earthquake Memorial

CERA developed a community engagement process to inform the development of the Canterbury Earthquake Memorial. This case study describes the engagement process including a call for ideas, engagement w...

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Initial response - Door knocking

Ch.4: Canterbury Earthquake Social Recovery Services and Support video This video explains the effectiveness of door knocking to identify and support vulnerable people after a major natural disaster....

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