Learn about how racial trauma, race-based traumatic stress, and cumulative effects of racism on an individual’s mental and physical health. It is hard to recognize this level of trauma therefore clients can be incorrectly mislabeled as oppositional defiant, difficult to engage, or resistant. A lack of knowledge compromises clinical discussions and outcomes.
It is imperative for a safe environment to be created where individuals can be seen fully as they are, without pretense. People of color, traditionally, don't feel welcomed and tend to avoid mainstream clinical resources and consequently are unable to access much needed sometimes critical resources.
Tuesday February 20th — 4 - 6:00 PM Eastern