On Demand Professional Workshop Series: Healing from Racial Trauma using Mindful Facilitation Skills
This presentation was originally reviewed on April 21, 2022, and broadcast live online on April 22, 2022, from 9:00 AM - 12:15 PM ET.
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In the past two years, practitioners have become acutely aware of disparities based on social identity and race. In particular that many individuals suffer from historical and racial trauma. Psychologists, Social Workers and Counselors are ethically bound to practice with cultural competence and yet, do not learn specific skills to engage their clients around difference or to heal the wounds of racial trauma Instead, practitioners and their clients remain in the “safe zone” out of fear of offending or causing further harm which becomes an unfulfilling experience. This workshop will help participants to bridge the gap between cultural awareness and applying skills to engage in discussions related to living with marginalized identities.
This activity is intended for psychologists, social workers, counselors, and other mental health professionals.
After this lecture, registrants will be able to:
- Describe the relationship between systemic oppression and racial trauma.
- Utilize mindful reflections to validate communications.
- Practice mindful listening and inquiry skills to engage in dialogues related to difference.
There is no commercial support for this activity.
About The Speaker
Donna J Harris, LCSW is an African American, clinical social worker with over 30 years of experience working with individuals couples and groups using a trauma-focused, relational psychodynamic lens. She is the Clinical Director of Intercultural Counselling, LLC, a private practice located in the greater Philadelphia area.
For the past 17 years she has taught Clinical Practice, Power Privilege & Oppression and Mindful Facilitation at Bryn Mawr College, Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research Ms. Harris holds specialized certification in Psychoanalysis, Mindful Facilitation of Cross-Cultural Dialogues and Group Psychotherapy.
Ms. Harris founded Intercultural Network LLC, to address the needs of organizations in their efforts to sustain a diverse workforce. She teaches clinicians and staff to engage in challenging dialogue and to use conflict as opportunities for growth. She believes we must all learn to sit in discomfort in order to be culturally responsive and mindfully present.
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Donna Harris, MA, LCSW, PsyA, CGP, reports that she has no relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients, during the past 24 months. She will not discuss off-label use of pharmaceuticals in this presentation.
Event Planners/Reviewers Disclosures: The following event planners and/or reviewers are reported as having no financial interest, arrangement or affiliation with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients, during the past 24 months: Todd Peters, MD, Deepak Prabhakar, MD, Briana Riemer, MD, Louis Marino, MD, Ehsan Syed, MD, Devi Bhuyan, PhD, Faith Dickerson, PhD, Carrie Etheridge, LCSW-C, Tom Flis, LCPC, Laura Webb, RN-BC, MSN, Bruce Boxer, PhD, MBA, MA, MSN, RN, NPD-BC, NEA-BC, MCHES, CPHQ, Stacey Garnett, RN, MSN, Heather Billings, RN, and Jennifer Tornabene.
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- 3.00 ACEP NBCC clock hours
- 3.00 Category II credits for Social Workers
- 3.00 Psychologists
- 3.00 Participation
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Professional Workshop Series: Healing from Racial Trauma using Mindful Facilitation Skills.
Donna Harris, MA, LCSW, PsyA, CGP
Intercultural Counselling, LLC
Bryn Mawr College
Originally reviewed April 21, 2022
Originally broadcast live April 22, 2022, from 9:00 am - 12:15 pm ET
Enduring Activity Credit Expiration Date: May 24, 2024
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