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Complex Trauma: In Urban African-American Children, Youth, and Families

This issue brief discusses how families living in racially and economically segregated communities must also cope with the effects of historical trauma and intergenerational racism. It presents specific barriers that African-Americans face in obtaining needed services and mental health supports. It offers tips for overcoming barriers such as ideas for how providers can build supportive relationships. This resource supports the COVID-19 response.

Related Topics: 
Supportive Learning Environment
Culturally Responsive Practice & Inclusion
Low Income
Race
Other
Publisher: 
Other
Author: 
Complex Trauma Treatment Network of the National Child Traumatic Stress Network
Resource Type: 
Length: 
4 pages
Publication Date: 
2017