Born Black…The Stress of an Unchosen Race

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When I decided to add a Trauma-Informed Approaches certificate to my arsenal of professional tools, I had no idea how open my eyes would become. I knew that extreme stress and the situations kids endure were linked to long term maladaptive coping behaviors because of trauma. I eagerly got on the ACEs site to check out the impact of my own adverse child…