Live Professional Workshop: The Unheard Echoes of Rape in the African American Community
This presentation will be an ONLINE VIRTUAL LIVE broadcast on May 12, 2023, 2023, from 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm ET. While this activity is LIVE and can only be viewed during the time specified, the evaluation will be available online until June 9, 2023. Go to the Register tab above to learn how to participate for continuing education credit, watch the broadcast and download the slides.
The views and opinions expressed by this presenter in this lecture are their own, and do not represent the views of Sheppard Pratt.
This webinar " The Unheard Echoes of Rape in the African American community" will address best practices for serving African American survivors while analyzing the systems, and historical roots that contribute to barriers to disclosure, and accessing services.
This activity is intended for psychologists, social workers, counselors and other mental health professionals.
At the conclusion of this activity, attendees will be able to:
- Analyze the risk factors that contribute to rape in the African American community.
- Perform trauma-informed best practices when serving African American survivors.
- Identify ‘’cultural mama-isms’’ and barriers to disclosure when servicing African American survivors.
There is no commercial support for this activity.
About the speaker
Dr. Henard has been with the DC Rape Crisis Center for the last fourteen years serving in different capacities, lending invaluable experience including leadership roles in fundraising, operations, cultivating relationships and strategic partnerships, as well as coalition building. Under Dr. Henard’s Executive leadership she has not only repositioned the oldest rape crisis center in the country, but she has laid a strong foundation as the agency prepares to celebrate 50 years of survivor centered, and community led services. Additionally, under Ms. Henard’s leadership the DC Rape Crisis Center received the 2019, and 2020 Best Places to Work by the Washington Business Journal, the 2019, 2020, and 2021 Best of Washington Award to include the Business Hall of Fame, as well as the 2019 Agency of the Year Award by the National Association of Social Workers.
Dr. Henard’ s direct service experience in many gender-based violence programs has helped to inform her policy analysis that has led to coordinating public policy initiatives and organizing and planning spaces for survivor led advocacy. Spanning over 20 years of dedicated service in the violence against women's movement, Dr. Henard’ s experience exemplifies her expertise in non-profit management, organizational development, crisis management , education, training, fundraising and public policy.
Dr. Henard has worked nationally and internationally in helping organizations build capacity to respond to the needs of sexual violence in their communities. Dr. Henard’s high level training and technical assistance provided to local nonprofits, and international NGO’s has resulted in the repositioning of the sexual assault coalition in the District of Columbia, partnering to help open the first rape crisis center in Lagos, Nigeria, as well as working with a coalition of international NGOs in developing a mobile app to aid refugee workers who are working with sexual assault victims. Most recently, Dr. Henard was selected to serve on the Independent Review Commission to address Sexual Assault in the military under the Office of the Secretary of Defense as ordered by President Biden.
Dr. Henard was most recently was awarded the 2020 Washingtonian of the Year award, as well as the 2021 Women Who Mean Business Award, presented by the Washington Business Journal.
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Indira M. Henard, DSW, MSW, report that they have 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. They will not discuss any products, services, or off-label uses in this presentation.
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This presentation will be an ONLINE VIRTUAL LIVE broadcast on May 12, 2023, from 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm ET. While this activity is LIVE and can only be viewed during the time specified, the evaluation will be available online until June 9, 2023. Go to the Register tab above to learn how to participate for continuing education credit, watch the broadcast and download the slides.
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