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dc.contributor.author Slater, Holli M. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2009-09-16T18:20:14Z
dc.date.available 2009-09-16T18:20:14Z
dc.date.issued 2009-09-16T18:20:14Z
dc.date.submitted January 2008 en_US
dc.identifier.other DISS-10095 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10106/1836
dc.description.abstract The researcher conducted an online survey through social networking sites to identify coping processes utilized by first responders responding to a Community Traumatic Event (CTE) and to identify beneficial supportive services. The majority of participants utilized positive coping styles with "positive reappraisal" being the most common type of coping used. Debriefing was found to be the most commonly used supportive service and was helpful for the majority of participants who used it. Factors including type of CTE and proximity of the CTE to friends and family also played a role in how first responders coped. Implications for research and practice are also discussed. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Aguirre, Regina en_US
dc.language.iso EN en_US
dc.publisher Social Work en_US
dc.title First Responders: Coping With Community Traumatic Events en_US
dc.type M.S. en_US
dc.contributor.committeeChair Aguirre, Regina en_US
dc.degree.department Social Work en_US
dc.degree.discipline Social Work en_US
dc.degree.grantor University of Texas at Arlington en_US
dc.degree.level masters en_US
dc.degree.name M.S. en_US
dc.identifier.externalLink http://www.uta.edu/ra/real/editprofile.php?onlyview=1&pid=1354
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