Posttraumatic Growth and Culturally Competent Practice: Lessons Learned from Around the Globe / Edition 1

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Overview

"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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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
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470358023
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 4/5/2010
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 240
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 0.50 (d)

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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Table of Contents

Foreword, ix

About the Editors, xi

About the Contributors, xiii

Acknowledgements, xix

Introduction, xxi

Chapter 1 The Posttraumatic Growth Model: Sociocultural Considerations, 1
Lawrence G. Calhoun, Arnie Cann, and Richard G. Tedeschi

Chapter 2 Posttraumatic Growth in Israeli Jews, 15
Avital Laufer and Zahava Solomon

Chapter 3 Posttraumatic Growth in Middle Eastern Context: Expression and determinants among Palestinians, 31
Raija-Leena Punamaki

Chapter 4 Posttraumatic Growth in the Turkish Population, 49
Cengiz Kilic

Chapter 5 Thriving in Postwar Kosova, 65
Aliriza Arenliu and Moshe S. Landsman

Chapter 6 Trauma and Posttraumatic Growth in Germany, 73
BirgitWagner and Andreas Maercker

Chapter 7 Posttraumatic Growth in the Netherlands, 85
Grieteke Pool, Mirjam J. Nijdam, & Marijke E. Oostingh

Chapter 8 Posttraumatic Growth in Spain, 97
Carmelo Vazquez and Darıo Paez

Chapter 9 Posttraumatic Growth in U.S. Latinos, 113
Roni Berger and Tzipi Weiss

Chapter 10 Posttraumatic Growth in Japan: A Path toward Better Understanding of Culture-Constant and Culture-Specific Aspects, 129
Kanako Taku

Chapter 11 Posttraumatic Growth in Chinese Culture, 147
Samuel M. Y. Ho and Yu Bai

Chapter 12 Posttraumatic Growth in Australian Populations, 157
Jane Shakespeare-Finch and Bronwyn Morris

Chapter 13 Posttraumatic Growth in International Study: The Case of Chinese in Australia, 173
Thomas A. Whelan and Winifred A. Cunningham

Chapter 14 Posttraumatic Growth Around the Globe: Research Findings and Practice Implications, 189
Tzipi Weiss and Roni Berger

Author Index, 197

Subject Index, 207

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