PTSD: National Center for PTSD
Basic Information and Overview
PTSD Among Ethnic Minority Veterans
Discusses what research has shown regarding the role of race and ethnicity as important variables for understanding PTSD, the impact of race-related stressors, and what professionals should keep in mind regarding ethnic differences.
This PTSD 101 online course explores cultural variations in interpretations of and reactions to severe stressors. Discusses assessment and treatment of clients from different cultural backgrounds.
Veterans of Specific Ethnic Groups
This PTSD 101 online course discusses treatment of PTSD with respect to cultural issues and personal beliefs that may hinder treatment. Includes information on multicultural awareness and issues to facilitate therapeutic engagement.
Asian American & Pacific Islander Veterans
This PTSD 101 online course discusses how mental health treatment is viewed in Hawaiian, Samoan, Chamorran, Chinese, Japanese, and Filipino cultures, with suggestions for building rapport and communication.
This PTSD 101 online course uses case examples to discuss PTSD assessment and treatment, in light of cultural issues such as primary/secondary language and Hispanic families.
Psychological Trauma for American Indians Who Served in Vietnam
Reviews findings from the Matsunaga Project in regard to readjustment experiences of American Indians who served in the Vietnam War.
Psychological Trauma for Native Hawaiians and Americans of Japanese Ancestry Who Served in Vietnam
Reviews findings from the Matsunaga Project in regard to readjustment experiences of Native Hawaiians and Japanese Americans who served in the Vietnam War.
Cultural Considerations and PTSD
Educational videos for Mental Health Care Providers and other Health Care Providers, including recovery, treatment, assessment and more. Includes a section specific to ethnic minorities.
Cross Cultural Wounded Spirits, Ailing Hearts Online Manual
This guide, Wounded Spirits, Ailing Hearts, written to accompany an award winning video, was created to help practitioners understand the unique needs present when dealing with a specific ethnocultural group, in this case, Native Americans.
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