Coping With Disasters and Strengthening Systems: Leading Your Agency Through a Disaster

Browse the “Leading Your Agency Through a Disaster” tip sheet to see how common elements of child welfare leadership can be adapted for effective disaster management and an example of action during each phase of disaster management.

Publication year: 2021
Author:
Capacity Building Center for States

Description

Browse the “Leading Your Agency Through a Disaster” tip sheet to see how common elements of child welfare leadership can be adapted for effective disaster management and an example of action during each phase of disaster management. The tip sheet also offers questions and considerations for each phase of disaster management to ensure your agency is centering youth and families in your process, empowering and deploying staff effectively, and aligning in partnership with other organizations. Asking these questions may reveal gaps or areas for renewed focus. The “Leading Your Agency Through a Disaster” tip sheet can help child welfare agency leaders effectively adapt successful strategies for use during disasters.

This user-friendly resource helps leaders understand specific actions to take to assist their agencies in preparing for, responding to, and recovering from disasters.

Suggested Citation

Capacity Building Center for States (2021). Coping With Disasters and Strengthening Systems: Leading Your Agency Through a Disaster. Children’s Bureau, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

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