Race and Cultural Empathy (RACE): Understanding the Impact of Race and Culture on Treating Victims of Child Abuse
November 15 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Race and Cultural Empathy (RACE):
Understanding the Impact of Race and Culture on Treating Victims of Child Abuse
Dates: October 7, 2021, November 15, 2021 and December 9, 2021
Time: 1:00PM – 3:00PM ET
Target Audience: All MDT disciplines and partner agencies welcome to attend
*CE credits will be provided by Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care.
(e.g. Nursing, Social Work, Physicians & PA’s, Psychology)
* Participants must attend all 3 training dates in order to receive a certificate of attendance
This 6-hour training, held over 3 dates, will help mental health clinicians work effectively with children and families from diverse racial and cultural backgrounds who have been impacted by interpersonal trauma.
Information will be presented about the historical, contextual, and personal factors that create risk of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and the consequences of such experiences.
In addition, there will be information provided about the ways in which mental health systems and practitioners often practice that creates barriers to effective provision of services resulting in racial differences in outcomes.
Presenters: Denise Williams Johnson, PhD, Susan Esquilin, PhD and Aida Lennon, PsyD