The C.A.R.E. Package for Racial Healing focuses on "Cultivating Awareness, Resilience, and Empowerment" for Black youth This C.A.R.E. Package includes tools and resources to help Black teens explore racial identity, racial socialization, relaxation, emotion regulation, cognitive coping, and behavioral strategies for coping with experiences with racial stressors. Dr. Metzger is your virtual C.A.R.E. Package Companion, and she will be here to guide you along the way. To make the C.A.R.E. Package, we worked with therapists, experts in Black youth development, and parents and teenagers who had experiences very similar to the ones we discussed The best part: there's science behind it all? We used the ADAPT-ITT Model to combine existing evidence-based strategies that we know work This package teaches self-directed cognitive, emotional, and behavioral skills for overcoming racial stressors with your family, friends, and community.
How do you and your family heal from racial trauma? Black youth could benefit from using protective processes common to their family and community to
help heal from stressors This book includes helpful resources and C.A.R.E. Package supplements designed to help youth understand and respond to microassaults, microinsults, and microinvalidations, and begin to heal from racial trauma.