The following literature review will explore cumulative research on intergenerational trauma. Although, many communities have encountered massive traumas the research has mainly focused on Canadians First Nations people and Holocaust survivors. The effects of trauma can be multifaceted, impacting an individual’s psychological and emotional well-being across generations. Furthermore, this paper will discuss the impact of intergenerational trauma among various communities, ways trauma transmission occurs, and review of the Intergenerational Trauma Treatment Model.

Date of Award

Fall 12-7-2020

Document Type

Capstone Paper

Degree Name

Master of Science (MS)


Counselor Education

First Advisor

Mary Fawcett



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