post-traumatic growth, race-based trauma, African American males
Counseling, Mental Health Counseling
The application of Post-Traumatic Growth, a resiliency based approach, for counselors working with African-American male clients who have experienced race-based trauma is described. The role of cognitive processing and meaning making are reviewed. Implications for counseling, education and research are provided.
Evans, A. M., Hemmings, C., Burkhalter, C., & Lacy, V. (2016). Responding to Race Related Trauma: Counseling and Research Recommendations to Promote Post-Traumatic Growth when Counseling African American Males. Journal of Counselor Preparation and Supervision, 8(1). http://dx.doi.org/10.7729/81.1085