Stebnicki, M. A. (2017). Disaster mental health counseling: responding to trauma in a multicultural context. Springer Publishing Company, LLC. Read Chapters 1 and 2. These two chapters will lay the foundation for the course and what it means to respond to trauma survivors during and after a disaster.
Wamser-Nanney, R., Howell, K. H., Schwartz, L. E., & Hasselle, A. J. (2018). The moderating role of trauma type on the relationship between event centrality of the traumatic experience and mental health outcomes. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, 10(5), 499–507. This study describes the relationship between the type of trauma, the extent to which a person feels it is important to their life, and psychological outcomes.
Wilson-Genderson, M., Heid, A. R., & Pruchno, R. (2018). Long-term effects of disaster on depressive symptoms: Type of exposure matters. Social Science & Medicine, 217, 84–91. This article explores the impact of various types of traumas and the impact on mental health.
SAMHSA. (2020, December 12). Types of Disasters. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). This website provides a basic overview of the types of trauma, which can be helpful in understanding the basic types we will discuss during the course.