Teachers’ support role in the community can increase their PTSD vulnerability

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Teachers’ support role in the community can increase their PTSD vulnerability

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David McBride

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A study among “non-traditional responders” in post-earthquake Christchurch found teachers were a group significantly affected psychologically; and, in a wider context, this article makes the case that teacher support is an urgent issue

I have been let loose on unsuspecting tertiary students for over 30 years – up until 2012, this was without formal qualifications, bar a postgradua, Figure 1. Trajectories of PCL-C scores among frontline workers in post-earthquake Christchurch, figure 1
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