March 31, 2023
In-Person at the School of Social Work, room 2015
2.5 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.
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