Date & Time
Monday, November 1, 2021, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
416 Addressing Racial Trauma: Effective Strategies to Cope With the Impact of Racism*

This roundtable will define racial trauma and identify culturally specific ways in which it presents itself among African Americans. We will highlight Critical Race Theory (CRT) which addresses evidence-based practices for treating racial trauma among incarcerated individuals through storytelling and challenging dominate trauma narratives. Participants can expect an interactive experience coupled with an authentic, safe place to discuss racial trauma.

Educational Objectives:

Define racial trauma and identify specific communities that have been impacted by 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

Mental Health