Educational Resources

Articles and information for reading, learning and teaching

UVA Carter G. Woodson Center

Background on race and racism locally and on college campuses.  The first one is still in-progress but was developed by local high school students working with UVA undergrads.

American Psychological Association

The American Psychological Association has resources available for dealing with the aftermath of the recent violence, some of which may be helpful to you, colleagues, or family.

  • Talking to kids about discrimination. This document can help understand how to broach the topics of discrimination and difference with young children.

  • RESilience: Uplifting youth through healthy communication about race< provides resources to assist in promoting strength, health and well-being among youth of color.

  • Discrimination: What it is, and how to cope makes suggestions for healthy ways to deal with being the target of discrimination.

  • Building resilience to manage indirect exposure to terror. The ability to adapt well to unexpected changes and events can help people manage distress and uncertainty.

Education Week: 10 tips for engaging students in difficult conversations (geared for K-12 but applicable to HE)

Pedagogical Resources

Teaching Resources for Difficult Times

National Association of School Psychologists

American Counseling Association


Counselors for Social Justice