How Can Schools Help Students Process Racial Trauma?

Racial trauma is an experience that can be devastating to anyone who has faced discrimination, harassment or abuse because of their race or ethnicity. Unfortunately, this trauma is a reality for many students in schools across the country. However, schools have the unique opportunity to support and help their students process these traumatic experiences. Let’s discuss how schools can help students process racial trauma. Provide a Safe and Inclusive Environment The first step towards addressing racial trauma is to create a safe and inclusive environment in school for all students. This means that schools need to work towards eliminating any …