1. The Practice Model

The Practice Model

This course will guide you through the landscape of disaster recovery, providing stories, practice wisdom, and insights, practitioner to practitioner!

The Walk With Model is based on the successful Step by Step disaster recovery model which was evaluated by the University of Newcastle.

Click here to read the evaluation report: Rich J., Booth A., Reddy P., Rowlands A (2014) The Step by Step Blue Mountains Bushfire Support Service: Qualitative Evaluation, Centre for Rural and Remote Mental Health, University of Newcastle. 

As you move through each of the lessons: Strengths, Hope and Connection, you will explore why community services belong in disaster recovery, the Walk With model of interventions, and ways to create and enhance community connection.

How to follow the Walk With course

Click on the first lesson in the table below – Strengths.

Read and watch the content on each topic.

       Complete the relevant ‘next steps’ box for each topic.

Move on to the ‘Next Topic’ by clicking the button.

Enjoy 🙂


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