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Resilience and Trauma: A Backgrounder

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dc.contributor.author Walls, Melissa
dc.contributor.author Burnette, Catherine
dc.contributor.author Around Him, Deana
dc.contributor.author Villegas, Malia
dc.contributor.author Pytalski, Sarah
dc.contributor.author Hornbuckle, Carolyn
dc.date.accessioned 2018-06-21T20:48:33Z
dc.date.available 2018-06-21T20:48:33Z
dc.date.issued 2015
dc.identifier.citation Walls, Melissa; Burnette, Catherine; Around Him, Deana; Villegas, Malia; Pytalski, Sarah; Hornbuckle, Carolyn. NCAI Policy Research Center. (2015). Resilience and Trauma: A Backgrounder. National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) Policy Research Center. , 6 pgs. en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://www.ncai.org/policy-research-center/research-data/prc-publications/Backgrounder-Resilience.pdf
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11990/848
dc.description Report en_US
dc.description.abstract There is a growing recognition that for health and wellness efforts to have a meaningful impact in American Indian and Alaska Native (A/AN) communities they must explicitly emphasize resilience and seek to address trauma. Historical experiences of colonization and trauma, as well as current rates of violence and abuse within tribal communities, vary throughout the United States. Similarly, there are a range of strengths and resiliencies present in our places, cultures, families, and governments that are a critical part of fostering Native health and wellness. Thus, facilitating positive changes for American Indian and Alaska Native peoples, it is important to develop an understanding of common aspects of resilience and trauma-related experiences. The backgrounder provides an overview of key statistics and concepts relevant to understand trauma in Indian Country, a summary of available evidence on the health impacts of trauma, and examples of how tribal communities are engaging in efforts to heal and build resilience. In efforts to assist tribal leaders, researchers, practitioners, and those who work with tribal communities in making decisions around resilience and trauma, we provide suggestions to help guide research and policy development....Part of the NCAI project: Affirming Native Youth: Making Visible. (Author Text) en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) en_US
dc.subject Synthesis en_US
dc.subject Historical Trauma en_US
dc.subject Intergenerational Trauma en_US
dc.subject Strengths-based en_US
dc.subject Resilience en_US
dc.subject Oppression en_US
dc.subject Adverse Childhood Experiences en_US
dc.subject Youth en_US
dc.subject Native American en_US
dc.subject Indigenous Populations en_US
dc.subject Tribal en_US
dc.subject Injury en_US
dc.subject Cultural Competency en_US
dc.subject Health Consequences en_US
dc.subject Cultural Humility en_US
dc.title Resilience and Trauma: A Backgrounder en_US
dc.type Other en_US


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