Posttraumatic Growth and Culturally Competent Practice: Lessons Learned from Around the Globe

Posttraumatic Growth and Culturally Competent Practice: Lessons Learned from Around the Globe

by Tzipi Weiss, Ron Berger
     
 

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"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,…  See more details below

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"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

  • Israel

  • Germany

  • The Netherlands

  • Japan

  • China

  • Australia

  • 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.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470599921
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/25/2010
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
256
File size:
2 MB

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Posttraumatic Growth and Culturally Competent Practice: Lessons Learned from Around the Globe brings welcome attention to applying PTG to culturally competent practice worldwide. They deliver on their promise embedded in their 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

Meet the Author

TZIPI WEISS, DSW, LCSW, is Associate Professor at Long Island University's C.W. Post Department of Social Work and Director of the undergraduate program. She is a board certified expert in traumatic stress, an advisor to community organizations, and a clinician in private practice.

RONI BERGER, PhD, LCSW, is a Professor at Adelphi University, a consultant to various professional organizations, and is in private practice. Her fields of expertise are immigrants, families (specifically stepfamilies), posttraumatic growth, qualitative research, and group work.

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