Hamblen, J. L., & Mueser, K. T. (2021). The mental health effects of disaster. In Treatment for postdisaster distress: A transdiagnostic approach. (pp. 3–20). American Psychological Association. Read Chapters 4, 5, 6, and 7.
Chapter 4 will explore cognitive behavioral therapy for post disaster (CBT-PD) for community-based traumas. Chapter 5 focuses on screening and assessment. Chapter 6 will cover the engagement and psychoeducation phases of a CBT-PD program. Chapter 7 will offer an overview of resiliency skills, such as deep breathing and activity scheduling.
Tedeschi, R.G., Shakespeare-Finch, J., Taku, K., & Calhoun, L.G. (2018). Posttraumatic Growth: Theory, Research, and Applications (1st ed.). Routledge. Read Chapters 1 and 5
Chapter 1 provides an in-depth definition of post-traumatic growth (PTG) and Chapter 5 details the universality of PTG across cultures.