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Posttraumatic Growth and Culturally Competent Practice


Posttraumatic Growth and Culturally Competent Practice

Lessons Learned from Around the Globe
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von: Tzipi Weiss, Ron Berger

45,99 €

Verlag: Wiley
Format: PDF
Veröffentl.: 25.02.2010
ISBN/EAN: 9780470599891
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 240

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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.
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 Dar?o 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
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.
"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.
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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