White Paper

What Is Racial Trauma? Understanding Race-Based Traumatic Stress

One aspect of trauma-informed care that is beginning to gain more awareness is the effect of racial trauma among people of color. Racism and racial inequity are pervasive throughout all aspects of our culture, and racial disparities exist in nearly all facets of life.

Despite this, many providers remain hesitant to discuss racism with their clients, or are simply uncomfortable addressing racial trauma. This white paper provides an overview of how race-based trauma can impact individuals.

Download this white paper to learn more about:

  • The different types of racial trauma
  • Common barriers to addressing racial trauma among providers
  • Clinical best practices to help providers begin to address racial trauma

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