Exploring the Relationship Between Sense of Coherence and Historical Trauma Among American Indian Youth 

Summary: Learn about how historical trauma has contributed to health and social issues for American Indian youth and lack of understanding for coping strategies. Sense of Coherence framework provides an approach that shows the relationship between resilience and historical trauma.  The multimethod study results associate historical trauma to health and social issues for AI youth and suggest that culture and family play a key role in resiliency.


Application: The Sense of Coherence on historical trauma is comprehensive framework used to inform systems strategies to support AI youth.


Source: William Evans, PhD, and Bret Davis, PhD




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