- Expert Group
Qualitative study on people with hearing impairment - Denmark
The danish colleagues of the University of Southern Denmark have developed an interview guide, which examined the experiences of hearing impaired people in Denmark with psychosocial crises management, their coping strategies and recommendations for first responders and mental health professionals. The aim of the study was to develop and implement guidelines for best practice.
Survey of providers of acute psychosocial support - Germany BBK
Within the project EUNAD the colleagues of the German Federal Office of Civil Protection and Disaster Assistance (BBK) developed a qualitative questionnaire to get more information about experiences of acute psychosocial helpers (e.g. crisis intervention teams, pastoral emergency care) concerning, for example, the frequency of supporting people with visually or hearing impairments, their needs and demands, solutions for communication problems or offering important information and needs for training modules.
Analysis of national and European projects focusing on psychosocial support for disabled citizens in critical incidents and disaster - Germany BBK
The last 15 years, the European Commission (EC) funded various projects, which aimed to develop and optimize quality standards and multidisciplinary guidelines (MG) in psychosocial crisis management (PSCM) as well as to foster networking of the involved institutions and professionals. Beside general guidelines on PCM some projects focus on different aspects:
For more information download: List of projects
Literatur study on hearing and visually impairment - Czech Republic
Within the Project EUNAD the Czech colleagues of the Charles University conducted a literature study on the field of psychosocial crisis management for assisting people with hearing or visually impairment. The list refers to the analysed literature sorted by focus: Theory/ Research, Guides/ Manuals/ Drill, Recommendations/ Policy and Technical Solutions.
Download: List of literature
Special needs and challenges in the medical rehabilitation of hearing impaired - Germany CoP
Within the framework of the EUNAD IP project, the Centre of Psychotraumatology (CoP) of the Alexianer Krefeld GmbH did a mainly qualitative based study. The goal was to identify challenges, requirements and coping skills in rehabilitation treatments for hearing impaired individuals. Furthermore, it was the intention to develop procedural proposals for the psychosocial aftercare as a consequence of different catastrophes which are orientated on the specific situation of hearing impaired individuals.
For more Information download: Report