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Emotional Care in Social Work

Conference paper
Part of the Springer Natural Hazards book series (SPRINGERNAT)

Abstract

We normally do not care about our emotional and mental health condition. There is less research on disaster impact on people’s life focusing on emotional health. Many people hide their emotional stress, which can lead to difficult situations later on. Nepal has gone through a period of violent conflict where many people were killed, abducted, displaced and jailed and loss their loved ones and belongings. In addition, people were affected mentally and physically by the devastating earthquakes in April and May 2015. Emotional health can be taken cared in two ways: one in personal level and next in group or team level. Psychological counseling, Peace Way workshops, Applied Improvisation are some of the ways to overcome the mental stress.

Keywords

Earthquake 2015 Mental health Emotional care Social work 

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© Springer International Publishing AG 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Executive Director/Founder President of CHILDREN-Nepal and Lead Facilitator of Bikalpa Training CenterPokharaNepal

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