After the Fires
Quantify the short- and long-term impacts of the 2019–20 bushfire events on the wellbeing and resilience of first responders.
Assess first responders' need for support and use of support services.
Identify factors associated with resilience and effective coping.
Determine the best strategies to build resilience and protect mental wellbeing.
Medical Research Future Fund, Emerging Priorities and Consumer Driven Research, Bushfire Impact Research Grant
This project is a collaboration between the UWA Graduate School of Education and:
- Dr Miranda Van Hooff, The Road Home, The Hospital Research Foundation
- Professor Sharon Lawn, Flinders University
- Mr Gerry Bardsley, Roy Morgan Research
- Bushfire and Natural Hazards Cooperative Research Centre
- Beyond Blue