Racial Trauma in the Lives of Black Children and Adolescents: Challenges and Clinical Implications

  title={Racial Trauma in the Lives of Black Children and Adolescents: Challenges and Clinical Implications},
  author={Maryam M Jernigan and Jessica Henderson Daniel},
  journal={Journal of Child \& Adolescent Trauma},
Despite continued efforts, racial trauma receives limited clinical attention within the field of psychology and social sciences. Consequently, racial trauma in the lives of Black children and adolescents is rarely, if ever, acknowledged by researchers, scholars, and practitioners. Schools, a common context for Black youths, are a consistent source of individual and systemic experiences of racism for Black youths. The authors use a developmental perspective to discuss the assessment and… 
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