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Interrogating Discourses Around Resilience for Black Women: Holding Space for Strong Stories and Radical Healing

Event Type
Professional Development
Sponsor
School of Social Work
Location
1010 W. Nevada St., Room 2015, Urbana
Date
Sep 15, 2023   12:00 - 3:00 pm  
Cost
$25 for CEU's, $10 for no CEU's
Registration
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September 15, 2023
12:00-3:00pm
In-Person at the School of Social Work, room 2015
3.0 CEUs for LCSW/LSW and LCPC/LPC
*This event fulfills the cultural competence requirement for licensure*
 
This event will interrogate discourses around the psychosocial construct of resilience and explore its potentially negative impact on Black women’s mental health and wellbeing through research, the art of storytelling, and other interactive activities.
 
Learning Objectives:
1. Gain a deeper understanding of the psychosocial construct of resilience and the history and harms of strength among Black women in the U.S (United States).
2. Learn about the prevalence of stress and mental illness among Black women in the U.S.
3. Gain a deeper understanding of unique barriers to treatment and mental health help seeking among Black women with complex trauma and implementation of critical healing frameworks to reach Black women with mental illnesses.
 
Presenter: Dora Watkins, PhD Candidate at the School of Social Work
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