Public Health System Training in Disaster Recovery Trainer Resources

Welcome to the Trainer Webpage for the Public Health System Training in Disaster Recovery (PH STriDR)!

This training program is designed for local public health agency workers and focuses on individual and organizational contributions to disaster recovery.

Through four 90-minute, interactive, face-to-face sessions, this training program introduces: the concept of community disaster recovery; the disaster recovery roles of the local public health agency and the individuals that work within it; and potential personal/family and workplace considerations in the recovery phase. It also provides an opportunity for learners to create a vision of successful disaster recovery in their agency and community. 

Session PowerPoint Presentations and Handouts

Trainer Guide  PDF 

Session One: Disaster Recovery Activities in the Local Public Health Agency

Session 1 PowerPoint with Trainer Notes  Powerpoint PDF Version  PDF  
Session 1 Handout: Disaster Recovery Activity Worksheet  PDF  
Session 1 Handout: Disaster Recovery Activity Worksheet, Master Copy  MS Word 

Session Two: Your Roles and Responsibilities in Disaster Recovery

Session 2 PowerPoint with Trainer Notes  Powerpoint PDF Version  PDF  
Session 2 Handout: How You Contribute to Disaster Recovery  PDF 

Session Three: Personal/Family and Workplace Considerations for Disaster Recovery

Session 3 PowerPoint with Trainer Notes  Powerpoint PDF Version  PDF  
Session 3 Handout: Personal Preparedness for Disaster Recovery  PDF  
Session 3 Handout: Tips for a Survivor of a Disaster or Traumatic Event  PDF 

Session Four: What does a successful disaster recovery look like?

Session 4 PowerPoint with Trainer Notes  Powerpoint PDF Version  PDF  
Session 4 Handout: Feedback Worksheet  PDF  

The Learner Webpage for the training can be accessed here.

Thank you for your interest and participation in this training program and for your contribution toward building local public health agency capability to participate in disaster recovery activities.

If you have questions about the training program, please contact Dr. Daniel Barnett or Dr. Brian Altman.

Daniel Barnett, MD, MPH 
Associate Professor 
Department of Environmental Health Sciences 
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health 
615 N. Wolfe Street, Room E7036 
Baltimore, Maryland 21205

Email (preferred method of contact): dbarnet4@jhu.edu 
Office: (410) 502-0591 
Fax: (410) 955-0616 

Brian Altman, PhD 
Education Director, HJF 
National Center for Disaster Medicine & Public Health 
11300 Rockville Pike Suite 1000 
Rockville, Maryland 20852 
https://ncdmph.usuhs.edu

Email (preferred method of contact): brian.altman.ctr@usuhs.edu 
Office: (240) 833-4433 

This work was supported by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Cooperative Agreement 1U01TP000576-01.