Dec 16–16, 2020
12:00pm – 2:00pm
Racism and oppression create cycles of cultural, historical, and racial trauma. Without intervention, societal injustices catalyze generations of race or ethnic based traumatic stress that stems from experiences that occur at the interpersonal, environmental institutional, and cultural levels and further impact an individual’s physical, social, emotional, mental health, health and well-being. Racial trauma is cumulative, creating compound affects, such as economic inequities, public health disparities, community violence, and institutionalization. Trauma-informed care is grounded in an understanding of and responsiveness to the impact of trauma. How can we simultaneously recognize the way in which trauma is collective and more further acknowledge the influence of identity and social marginalization on communities of color? Register here!