Date & Time
Monday, August 1, 2022, 1:45 PM - 3:15 PM
1:45 PM - 3:15 PM
310 Addressing Racial Trauma: Effective Strategies to Cope With the Impact of Racism

This session will explore the concept of racial trauma and identify culturally specific ways in which it presents itself among African Americans. The presenter will highlight Critical Race Theory, which addresses evidence-based practices for treating racial trauma among incarcerated individuals through storytelling and challenging dominant trauma narratives. Participants can expect an interactive experience coupled with an authentic, safe place to discuss racial trauma.

Educational Objectives:

  • Define racial trauma
  • Describe three ways in which racial trauma presents itself in the African American community
  • Identify two effective strategies for addressing racial trauma in a correctional setting

Level: Intermediate

Special Populations