Step 3 Resources
To conclude, here are some academic articles and books that will allow you to immerse in the writings of healers, psychologists, therapists, community activists and social justice warriors as you decide to engage in further learning and relearning.
- In the APA Special Issue: Racial Trauma: Theory, Research, and Healing, Comas-Díaz, Hall, and Neville (2019) the authors introduce new conceptual models of racial, ethnics and Indigenous trauma that is present in People of Color and Indigenous (POCI) communities.
- Comas-Díaz, L., Hall, G. N., & Neville, H. A. (2019). Racial trauma: Theory, research, and healing: Introduction to the special issue. American Psychologist, 74(1), 1-5. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/amp0000442
- Toward a Psychological Framework of Radical Healing in Communities of Color article, French and colleagues (2020) Provide context of race and racism in the United States and ways in which this impacts People of Color and Indigenous Individuals (POCI). The authors discuss healing as it integrates liberation psychology, Black psychology, ethnopolitical psychology and intersectionality theory.
- French, B. H., Lewis, J. A., Mosley, D. V., Adames, H. Y., Chavez-Dueñas, N. Y., Chen, G. A., & Neville, H. A. (2020). Toward a psychological framework of radical healing in communities of color. The Counseling Psychologist, 48(1), 14–46. https://doi-org.proxy-remote.galib.uga.edu/10.1177/0011000019843506
- One Size Does Not Fit All: Taking Diversity, Culture and Context Seriously
- Alegria, M., Atkins, M., Farmer, E., Slaton, E., & Stelk, W. (2010). One size does not fit all: taking diversity, culture and context seriously. Administration and policy in mental health, 37(1-2), 48–60. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10488-010-0283-2
The Racial Healing Handbook: Practical Activities to Help You Challenge Privilege, Confront Systemic Racism, and Engage in Collective Healing is a “must have”. Dr. Anneliese A. Singh offers practical tools to help you navigate daily and past experiences of racism, challenge internalized negative messages and privileges and handle feelings of stress and shame.