Guide: Culture and Trauma Brief: Promoting Culturally Competent Trauma-Informed Practices

Guide: Culture and Trauma Brief: Promoting Culturally Competent Trauma-Informed Practices

This report highlights the need for clinicians and policy makers to understand the links between trauma and culture. It outlines cultural competence in trauma treatments and practices to encompass race, ethnicity, immigrant status, sexuality, urbanity and rurality, and disability. Data from the National Child Traumatic Stress Core Data Set are summarized, demonstrating the significant differences between refugee/non-refugee, racial, and ethnic groups in lifetime exposure to trauma.

Topic(s): Child, Youth, and Family Services, Cultural Awareness, Mental Health and Wellness
Subtopic(s): Child and Youth Wellbeing
Resource Type: Guide

Date: November 17, 2005
Language(s): English
Target Audience(s): Service Provider
Author(s): NCTSN
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