Disaster Case Management

Ethics Alert! This session is approved for 1 CCM Ethics CE.

Timeslot: Friday, March 13, 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Session Type: General Session
Room: Colorado Ballroom A - Convention Center Level 3


We live in a world where disasters can strike at any time. As case managers, we must be prepared for their impact. It is vital for case managers, facilities, and communities to realize what a case manager’s role is during and after a disaster. Erin will share her first-hand experience living through a fire that ravaged her hometown of Paradise, California and the valuable lessons she learned from experiencing that disaster through the eyes of a case manager. Leave with a better understanding of how you can get involved in disaster planning within your own communities and facilities.

Learning Outcomes

  • At the end of this CE activity the learners will be able to describe what disaster case management is and why it is important

  • At the end of this CE activity the learner will understand the importance of disaster planning on a county wide scale

  • At the end of this CE activity the learner will be able to describe the need for disaster case management and incorporate this knowledge into practice