Tagged With "Black Lives Matter"
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Racial Trauma [PTSD Research Quarterly]
With public attention currently focused on racial disparities because of the Black Lives Matter movement, it is timely and necessary to focus on PTSD and racial trauma. This is a critical area of study because young children may be affected by experiences of racism yet lack the verbal skills to process these experiences. The latest literature on the adverse impact, underlying mechanisms, assessment and treatment of racial trauma and PTSD...
Trauma-Informed Criminal Justice with Special Guest, Becky Haas, Pioneer in Developing Trauma-Informed Judicial Initiatives
Please join us for our new series entitled: Trauma-Informed Criminal Justice. This monthly virtual Zoom series will feature conversations facilitated by Dr. Porter Jennings-McGarity, PhD/LCSW, PACEs Connection’s criminal justice consultant, with special guests to discuss the need for trauma-informed criminal justice system reform. Using a PACEs-science lens, this series will examine the relationship between trauma and the criminal justice system, what needs changing, and strategies being...