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The Effects of Racism on Mental Health


Thursday, September 24 2020
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM


Michelle Lewis

Phone: 800.632.0094



This webinar is free and open to the public.

Anxiety and depression has increased from 36% to 41% for Black Americans and from 28% to 34% for Asian Americans after the police killing of George Floyd.*

Systemic barriers disproportionately impact the mental health of minorities. In this webinar, participants will understand how systematic racism and oppression can impact mental health on a micro, mezzo, and macro level. Acquire coping resources to support your client’s ability to deal with the stress, anxiety, and overall emotional toll of racism. This webinar is eligible for 1 CE Credit.

Instructor: Erica Tumbaga, LCSW and Wendy Blanco, LCSW  

In this webinar you will:

  • Gain strategies to create a space for clients to discuss discrimination and racism
  • Examine the negative impact of racism on the mental of health for people of color
  • Understand the differences between Big T, Little T, and Vicarious Trauma
  • Learn about colorism, microaggressions, and internalized messages
  • Explore how adverse childhood experiences (ACES) impact people of color

Who should attend: Social workers, psychologists, counselors, marriage and family therapists, and other behavioral health professionals.

How to earn CE credit:

To earn 1 CE credit, participants must attend the live webinar or watch the recording, then register and successfully complete a multiple-choice assessment and evaluation to receive a certificate of completion. Learn More
CE Credit Registration Cost: $20

Brandman University is recognized by the (BBS) California Board of Behavioral Sciences to provide continuing education credit per BPC Section 1887.4.3.

Please note the above webinar time is in Pacific Time

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