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Resilience Model of Crisis Rescuer and Its Training and Development

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Shi Kan 1,2,*, Zhao Yiran 2, He Qin 3, Liang Shehong 4

1 Wenzhou Model Development Institute & School of Education, Wenzhou University, China.

2 Department of Psychology, Renmin University of China, China.

3 Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, China.

4 The Center for Psychological Sciences, Zhejiang University, China.

*Corresponding author: Shi Kan


As emergencies are uncertain, complex and unpredictable, and especially, sudden public crisis events have extremely destructive effects on our society, crisis management has become an important research project. It is important for government to construct a set of scientific coping mechanisms and enhance the resilience of rescuers. However, there are few studies on the resilience of rescuers in the literature. Focusing on emergency of public crisis, this study was proposed to explore the structure and mechanism of resilience of Chinese rescuers, and their team. Two thousand subjects were involved in total. Through the methods of document analysis, behavior event interview, focus group interview, expert discussion, and questionnaire survey, the current study developed two resilience questionnaires of crisis rescuers and their team respectively. Furthermore, and verified the effectiveness of the following intervention mode methods based on the model of resilience: individualized consultation, experiential scenario, group counseling and cooperative group training, etc. Finally, we provided an effective intervention mode and a national crisis management platform, aiming to improve rescuers’ coping style with emergency events, which have significant application values.


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Resilience Model of Crisis Rescuer and Its Training and Development

How to cite this paper: Shi Kan, Zhao Yiran, He Qin, Liang Shehong. (2020) Resilience Model of Crisis Rescuer and Its Training and Development. Journal of Humanities, Arts and Social Science, 4(1), 67-78.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.26855/jhass.2020.01.009

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