Stebnicki, M. A. (2017). Disaster mental health counseling: Responding to trauma in a multicultural context. Springer Publishing Company, LLC. Read Chapters 3, 5, and 6. These chapters explore the protective impact of developing meaning after a trauma, the positive and healing impact of applying a multicultural lens to care, and the importance of cultural empathy.
McKinley, C. E., Boel-Studt, S., Renner, L. M., & Figley, C. R. (2021). Risk and protective factors for symptoms of depression and anxiety among American Indians: Understanding the roles of resilience and trauma. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, 13(1), 16–25. This article describes the roles of the family as a protective factor for some American Indians.
Sabina, C., & Banyard, V. (2015). Moving toward well-being: The role of protective factors in violence research. Psychology of Violence, 5(4), 337–342. This article explores the role of protective factors and how these are often overlooked in favor of risk factors.