The Traumatic Impact of Racism and Discrimination on Young People and How to Talk about it.

The Reaching Teens Toolkit published by the American Academy of Pediatrics provides powerful information and actions to support adolescents from a trauma-informed, resilience development lens rooted in positive youth development. Dr. Kenneth Ginsburg and Dr. Zachary McClain bring their own depth and breadth of experience and centralize leading voices in the field to offer strength-based strategies for adult professionals working with adolescence. The 2nd edition, published June 2020 is available from but this chapter has been made immediately available at no cost to support understanding and action related to current and pressing events.

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