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A WAKE UP CALL TO THE AFRICAN AMERICAN COMMUNITY.
"The Pain Didn’t Start Here: Trauma & Violence in the African-American Community" by Denyse Hicks-Ray, Ph.D., B.C.E.T.S connects the clinical definition of psychological trauma and its affects of violent and maladaptive behaviors presented in the African-American community.
Revealing painful truths about African-American trauma, this important, cutting edge book takes the reader on a psychologist’s perspective of the journey of intergenerational pain and suffering. It explains how the affect of untreated pain has created a community that lacks cohesiveness and the skills to move forward in a society that would much rather have its citizens clean, safe and doing much less harm to children.
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Dr. Denyse Hicks-Ray’s professional career has been dedicated to improving the mental health of women and their children, especially minority and underserved families. As a clinical psychologist with a specialty in psychological trauma, she has devoted her career to providing mental health education, to involvement in clinical research, and to the campaigning for local and federal programs directed to services for the underprivileged.Review:
" A wonderful book." -- Dr. King Davis, Executive Director Hogg Foundation for Mental Health, University of Texas
"Denyse is doing more than her part to salve the bitter wounds of African-Americans in this country." -- Toni Johnson, Interim Executive Director National Leadership Council On African American Behavioral Health
"Provokative, challenging and enlightening..." -- Dr. Hycel B. Taylor, the author of "African-American Revolt of the Spirit"
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Book Description TSA Communications, 2004. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0975367706
Book Description Condition: New. New. Seller Inventory # STR-0975367706