Crisis in America: A series on the threat of violence and fear for health-care professionals

The first workshop is Biological and Chemical Threats: Response and Preparedness.

Georgia (Nov 30, 2001) — Crisis in America: A series on the threat of violence and fear for health-care professionals

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Abstract

What:
The first workshop is Biological and Chemical Threats: Response and Preparedness.

When:
Friday‚ Nov. 30
8:30 a.m. − 3:30 p.m.

Where:
James V. Carmichael Student Center University Rooms A and B
Kennesaw State University

Why:
As our country faces terrorism and increasing violence‚ front−line health−care professionals‚ including physicians‚ nurses‚ counselors and social workers‚ must respond to a new reality‚ often without the education or information they need. The Crisis in America series will provide in−depth‚ accurate information for health−care professionals about threats to the health and safety of Americans and about how they can become part of the solution as we face new situations.The second and third workshops in the series are:

Disaster and Violence in the Schools: Lessons learned from Columbine‚ April 2002; and
Responding to Crisis−related Fear: Assisting others to cope‚ September 2002.
The Crisis in America series is sponsored by the KSU College of Health and Human Services.

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Kennesaw State University‚ a progressive‚ comprehensive institution with a growing student population of 14‚000‚ offers more than 50 degree programs. Out of 34 institutions‚ KSU is the sixth largest in the University System of Georgia.



A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its approximately 38,000 students. With 13 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the third-largest university in the state. The university’s vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status, and one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. For more information, visit kennesaw.edu.

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