Posttraumatic Growth and Culturally Competent Practice: Lessons Learned from Around the Globe
Copyright © 2010 John Wiley & Sons, Inc. All rights reserved.
Editor(s): Tzipi Weiss, Roni Berger
Published Online: 5 JAN 2012 10:41AM EST
Print ISBN: 9780470358023
Online ISBN: 9781118270028
About this Book
"Posttraumatic Growth and Culturally Competent Practice: Lessons Learned from Around the Globe brings welcome attention to applying PTG to culturally competent practice worldwide. It delivers on the promise embedded in its title: lots of lessons within the fourteen chapters." -From the Foreword by Charles R. Figley, PhD, Kurzweg Chair in Disaster Mental Health, Tulane University, New Orleans
The latest advances in the theoretical, empirical, and clinical aspects of Posttraumatic Growth
Posttraumatic Growth and Culturally Competent Practice offers contributions from an international group of experts in posttraumatic growth (PTG) within diverse cultures and subcultures. It uniquely illuminates the nature, meaning, and clinical implications of PTG across a wide range of sociocultural contexts.
Edited by Tzipi Weiss and Roni Berger-recognized experts in the areas of stress, coping, and PTG-this book features contributions by an international panel of renowned scholars and clinicians, offering a truly global perspective of PTG in cultures and regions including:
The Middle East
Latinos in the U.S.
Offering research-based insights and practical interventions, this collection enables practitioners to offer informed and culturally sensitive services to those who have survived trauma in different parts of the world, and to support these survivors as they grow and harvest benefits from their ordeal.