Watson, P., & Hamblen, J. (2017). Assisting individuals and communities after natural disasters and community traumas. In S. N. Gold (Ed.), APA handbook of trauma psychology: Foundations in knowledge., Vol. 1. (p. 87–97). American Psychological Association. Review Chapter 5: Assisting Individuals and Communities After Natural Disasters and Community Traumas
You will revisit this chapter numerous times throughout the duration of the course. This chapter will provide an understanding of the differences between community-based and individual-based traumas. The authors will offer an understanding of the various different types of disasters and cover protective and risk factors related to disasters. Finally, the chapter will offer empirically-informed strategies for interventions that can be used after community-based disasters that will create the foundation of several assignments.
Clements, B. W., & Casani, J. A. P. (2016). Disasters and public health: Planning and response (2nd ed.). Elsevier Inc. Chapters 5 to 20 offer a historical review of community-based disasters such as community bombings, hurricanes, and other community-based disasters.
López-Ibor Aliño, J. J. (2005). Disasters and mental health. J. Wiley. You will have the opportunity to review this book throughout the course. Choose one of the chapters (1-19) to use for your assignment this week. This book provides a significant amount of information about various community-based disasters that have happened throughout the last several decades.
Public Broadcasting Service (Producer). (2010, July 15). In Haiti, mental health still a concern for many quake survivors [Video/DVD]. NewsHour Productions. This video provides information about the mental health challenges resulting from the January 2010 earthquake that occurred in Haiti.
Public Broadcasting Service (Producer).(2010, August 26). How is the gulf coast mentally coping with the devastation of two disasters? [Video/DVD]. NewsHour Productions. This video provides information about the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina and the BP Oil Spill.
Derald, W. S., Parham, T. A. and Banez, L. (Directors). (2002). Three approaches to trauma - post 9/11: Theory, practice, and inspiration [Video/DVD]. Microtraining Associates. This video shares information about 9/11.
Anon. (2020). COVID-19: Addressing social and collective trauma in children, adolescents and their families. Films Media Group. This video covers the experiences of children, adolescents, and their families in the face of dealing with COVID-19.
Public Broadcasting Service (Producer), & . (2020). How Response To George Floyd’s Death Reflects ‘Accumulated Grievance’ Of Black America. [Video/DVD] NewsHour Productions. This video shares how the reaction to the murder of George Floyd reflected decades, if not centuries, of unjustified murders of African Americans.