Im, H., Rodriguez, C., & Grumbine, J. M. (2021). A multitier model of refugee mental health and psychosocial support in resettlement: Toward trauma-informed and culture-informed systems of care. Psychological Services, 18(3), 345–364. The authors examined the varied layers of traumatic experiences by refugees during the migration and settlement process. The authors highlight the importance of dynamic interventions to address the psychological needs of refugees who have experienced such trauma.
Hurdle Announces Publication of White Paper Discussing the Impact of the George Floyd Murder on Mental Health Among Communities of Color. (2021, May 25). Plus Company Updates. This article underscores the impact of decades of institutionalized racism faced by African Americans and the impact on mental health. The authors underscored how the murder of George Floyd elevated attention to this community-based trauma.
Salerno, J. P., Williams, N. D., & Gattamorta, K. A. (2020). LGBTQ populations: Psychologically vulnerable communities in the COVID-19 pandemic. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, 12(S1), S239–S242. The authors highlight the vulnerabilities of the LGTBQ community in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. They offer strategies on how to focus on the unique mental health needs of members of this community.
Klein, E. J., & Lopez, W. D. (2021). Trauma and Police Violence: Issues and Implications for Mental Health Professionals. Culture, Medicine, and Psychiatry: An International Journal of Cross-Cultural HealthResearch, 1. The authors delineate the case of an African American male who experienced racial policing and related violence and was diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder. The authors explore the relevance of cognitive and behavioral-based interventions after police violence.
Hamblen, J. L., & Mueser, K. T. (2021). Resiliency skills. In Treatment for postdisaster distress: A transdiagnostic approach. (pp. 111–127). American Psychological Association. Review Chapter 7: Resiliency Skills.
Chapter focuses on developing resilience skills in community-based trauma programs.