Title

Their Lives Matter: The Impact of Trauma on African-American Boys

Conference Strand

Practice, Strategies, Techniques, and Interventions

Abstract

African-American boys’ exposure to traumatic stressors such as racism is often overlooked by professionals. This presentation will examine the impact of trauma on African-American boys and how school mental-health professionals can address the social-emotional, behavioral, and educational needs of this group. The impact of trauma related to racism and violence, implications for educators, and recommendations for trauma-informed practices that help to create safe school environments for African-American boys will be presented.

Description

See Abstract

Evidence

Not available- external review.

Format

Individual Presentations

Biographical Sketch

Terry Diamanduros is a Professor at Georgia Southern University.

Location

Virtual Conference

Start Date

2-11-2021 1:45 PM

End Date

2-11-2021 2:45 PM

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Feb 11th, 1:45 PM Feb 11th, 2:45 PM

Their Lives Matter: The Impact of Trauma on African-American Boys

Virtual Conference

African-American boys’ exposure to traumatic stressors such as racism is often overlooked by professionals. This presentation will examine the impact of trauma on African-American boys and how school mental-health professionals can address the social-emotional, behavioral, and educational needs of this group. The impact of trauma related to racism and violence, implications for educators, and recommendations for trauma-informed practices that help to create safe school environments for African-American boys will be presented.