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.

Introduction to Canterbury earthquake social recovery services and support

Ch.1: Canterbury Earthquake Social Recovery Services and Support video - Mi...

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Learning from the Ministry of Social Development’s contribution to the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Efforts

This paper contributes focuses on the role of the Ministry of Social Develo...

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Living through and working for recovery

Recovery agencies need staff in community-facing roles. This case study is...

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Monitoring social outcomes

This video describes the social recovery evidence base CERA established and...

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Recovery monitoring and surveying hard-to-reach populations

This case study describes challenges faced by the Youth Wellbeing Survey te...

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Residential Advisory Service

Settling insurance claims was challenging for many property owners. This ca...

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Single point of entry - 0800 number

Ch.3: Canterbury Earthquake Social Recovery Services and Support video
This...

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Social and cultural outcomes

Ch.2: Understanding Social Recovery report
This chapter discusses the socia...

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Supporting the supporters in disaster recovery

Staff, volunteers and community members who work to support communities—t...

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The social recovery portfolio

Ch.1: Understanding Social Recovery report
This chapter discusses social re...

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Third Sector/Not-for-Profit Sector Recovery in Post-Earthquake Christchurch

The Third Sector (sometimes called the community sector, or the not for pro...

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Waimakariri Earthquake Social Recovery Services

The paper provides a brief account of the history of Kaiapoi and the impact...

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Introduction to Canterbury earthquake social recovery services and support

Ch.1: Canterbury Earthquake Social Recovery Services and Support video - Michelle Mitchell (CERA Deputy Chief Executive 2011-2015) explains the scale of the Canterbury earthquake sequence and its impa...

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Learning from the Ministry of Social Development’s contribution to the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Efforts

This paper contributes focuses on the role of the Ministry of Social Development (MSD) in the 2010-11 Canterbury earthquake recovery efforts. MSD welcomes the opportunity to reflect on the scope and e...

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Living through and working for recovery

Recovery agencies need staff in community-facing roles. This case study is based on the experience of CERA staff who worked directly with residents seeking advice or support. It identifies the skills...

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Monitoring social outcomes

This video describes the social recovery evidence base CERA established and developed over time. Social outcomes monitoring commenced early and informed decision making. The evidence base enabled deci...

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Recovery monitoring and surveying hard-to-reach populations

This case study describes challenges faced by the Youth Wellbeing Survey team implementing the survey in the field. Understanding the experience and recovery needs of young people is important for rec...

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Residential Advisory Service

Settling insurance claims was challenging for many property owners. This case study focuses on the Residential Advisory Service, a free, impartial, client-centred advice service to help property owner...

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Single point of entry - 0800 number

Ch.3: Canterbury Earthquake Social Recovery Services and Support video This video explains the importance of a single point of entry to social recovery services for people seeking support following a...

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Social and cultural outcomes

Ch.2: Understanding Social Recovery report This chapter discusses the social recovery monitoring work undertaken by CERA, including the Canterbury Wellbeing Index which it developed to monitor social...

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Supporting the supporters in disaster recovery

Staff, volunteers and community members who work to support communities—they are the essential ingredient to a meaningful and sustainable recovery, and they require support. This report was submitt...

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The social recovery portfolio

Ch.1: Understanding Social Recovery report This chapter discusses social recovery leadership from within a central government agency based in the disaster affected region. It gives an overview of the...

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Third Sector/Not-for-Profit Sector Recovery in Post-Earthquake Christchurch

The Third Sector (sometimes called the community sector, or the not for profit sector) has been, and remains, central to helping communities and individuals recover after the Christchurch earthquakes....

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Waimakariri Earthquake Social Recovery Services

The paper provides a brief account of the history of Kaiapoi and the impact of the 4 September and subsequent earthquakes on the town’s infrastructure.  It also outlines the plans prepared by the W...

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