Resources and Additional Readings on Racism and Inequity in Healthcare




Resources for engaging in anti-racism work and practicing solidarity:

Resources for Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) to engage in self-care:

News media

Akyirefi Smith, K. R. (June 5, 2020). In Milwaukee’s racial climate, there is a problem behind the problem that creates anarchy, chaos and division.

Organizations and Donations
  1. Equal Justice Initiative (
  2. Campaign Zero (
  3. Black Lives Matter (


Aymer, S. R. (2016). “I can’t breathe”: A case study—Helping Black men cope with race-related trauma stemming from police killing and brutality. Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment26(3-4), 367-376.

Blasini-Méndez, M. (2019). Interpersonal postcolonial supervision: Facilitating conversations of countertransference. Training and Education in Professional Psychology13(3), 233–237.

Brinkman, B. G., & Donohue, P. (2020). Doing intersectionality in social justice oriented clinical training. Training and Education in Professional Psychology14(2), 109–115.

Bryant‐Davis, T., Adams, Bryant‐Davis, T., Adams, T., Alejandre, A., & Gray, A. A. (2017). The trauma lens of police violence against racial and ethnic minorities. Journal of Social Issues73(4), 852-871.

Burnes, T. R., & Christensen, N. P. (2020). Still wanting change, still working for justice: An introduction to the special issue on social justice training in health service psychology. Training and Education in Professional Psychology14(2), 87–91.

Carter, R. T., Lau, M. Y., Johnson, V., & Kirkinis, K. (2017). Racial discrimination and health outcomes among racial/ethnic minorities: A meta‐analytic review. Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 45(4), 232-259.

Comas-Díaz, L., Hall, G. N., & Neville, H. A. (2019). Racial trauma: Theory, research, and healing: Introduction to the special issue. American Psychologist, 74(1), 1.

Curtis-Boles, H., Chupina, A. G., & Okubo, Y. (2020). Social justice challenges: Students of color and critical incidents in the graduate classroom. Training and Education in Professional Psychology14(2), 100–108.

Franklin, A. J., Boyd-Franklin, N., & Kelly, S. (2006). Racism and invisibility: Race-related stress, emotional abuse and psychological trauma for people of color. Journal of Emotional Abuse, 6(2-3), 9-30.

Hage, S. M., Miles, J. R., Lewis, J. A., Grzanka, P. R., & Goodman, L. A. (2020). The social justice practicum in counseling psychology training. Training and Education in Professional Psychology14(2), 156–166.

Hagler, M. A. (2020). LGBQ-affirming and -nonaffirming supervision: Perspectives from a queer trainee. Journal of Psychotherapy Integration30(1), 76–83.

Helms, J. E. (2020). A race is a nice thing to have: A guide to being a white person or understanding the white persons in your life. Cognella.

Hook, J. N., Davis, D., Owen, J., & DeBlaere, C. (2017). Cultural humility: Engaging diverse identities in therapy. American Psychological Association.

Hooley, E. M. (2019). Power, diversity, and relational process within supervision. Training and Education in Professional Psychology13(3), 212–215.

Jendrusina, A. A., & Martinez, J. H. (2019). Hello from the other side: Student of color perspectives in supervision. Training and Education in Professional Psychology13(3), 160–166.

Kendi, I. X. (2017). Stamped from the beginning: The definitive history of racist ideas in America. Random House.

Kendi, I. X. (2019). How to be an Antiracist. One World/Ballantine.

Knutson, D., Chwalisz, K., Becerra, M., Christie, M. B., Coleman, M. E., Couch, C., & Perinchery, R. (2020). Student development in the context of a beginning-level social justice practicum. Training and Education in Professional Psychology14(2), 145–155.

McKinley, M. T. (2019). Supervising the sojourner: Multicultural supervision of international students. Training and Education in Professional Psychology13(3), 174–179.

National Association of School Psychologists. (2016). Supporting Marginalized Students in Stressful Times: Tips for Educators [handout]. Bethesda, MD: Author.

Neville, H. A., Gallardo, M. E., & Sue, D. W. E. (2016). The myth of racial color blindness: Manifestations, dynamics, and impact. American Psychological Association.

Patallo, B. J. (2019). The multicultural guidelines in practice: Cultural humility in clinical training and supervision. Training and Education in Professional Psychology13(3), 227–232.

Pearlstein, J. G., & Soyster, P. D. (2019). Supervisory experiences of trainees with disabilities: The good, the bad, and the realistic. Training and Education in Professional Psychology13(3), 194–199.

Port, M. S. (2019). Effects of supervision on a trainee’s clinical internship experience in central Africa. Training and Education in Professional Psychology13(3), 180–184.

Qi, W. (Gabriel), Wang, Z., Wu, L. Z., & Luo, X. (2019). Multicultural supervision with Chinese international trainees. Training and Education in Professional Psychology13(3), 185–193.

Stevenson, B. (2019). Just mercy: A story of justice and redemption. Spiegel & Grau.

Thrower, S. J., Helms, J. E., & Manosalvas, K. (2020). Exploring the role of context on racially responsive supervision: The racial identity social interaction model. Training and Education in Professional Psychology14(2), 116–125.

Thomas, F. C., Bowie, J.-A., Hill, L., & Taknint, J. T. (2019). Growth-promoting supervision: Reflections from women of color psychology trainees. Training and Education in Professional Psychology13(3), 167–173.

Thompson, S. M. (2020). Responding to inappropriate client sexual behaviors: Perspectives on effective supervision. Journal of Psychotherapy Integration30(1), 122–129.

Treichler, E. B. H., Crawford, J. N., Higdon, A., & Backhaus, A. L. (2020). Diversity and social justice training at the postdoctoral level: A scoping study and pilot of a self-assessment. Training and Education in Professional Psychology14(2), 126–137. (Supplemental)

Turner, E., & Richardson, J. (2016). Racial trauma is real: The impact of police shootings on African Americans. Psychology Benefits Society14.

Valmas, M. M., Himrich, S. J., & Finn, K. M. (2020). Women’s experiences of supervision and professional development. Journal of Psychotherapy Integration30(1), 130–139.

Williams Kapten, S. (2020). Power, powerlessness, and the parallel process. Journal of Psychotherapy Integration30(1), 147–154.

Williams, T. R., & Raney, S. (2020). Relational cultural supervision enhances the professional development of postdoctoral residents of color in health service psychology. Journal of Psychotherapy Integration30(1), 140–146.

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