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Trauma Impacting African American Males 103: Ecological approach to healing from trauma
❖ Part 2 Posttraumatic Slave Syndrome and the dimension of Black Family
❖ Trauma experienced by African American/Black males and the impact on the Community
❖ Trauma experienced by African American/Black males and Criminal Justice System
❖ Trauma Informed ways of healing for African American males that influences community healing
❖ Redefining Black masculinities that promotes community healing
❖ Facilitating African American/Black males in their efforts in maintaining healthy masculinities
❖ Transference, countertransference and managing fear when working with trauma impacting African American/Black males
❖ Trauma informed care and the African American/Black male communities
❖ Participants will develop culturally specific skills to facilitate community wide healing including African American/Black males that impacts the community
❖ Participants will develop clinical skills to develop social equity through a trauma informed framework
❖ Participants will increase skills addressing ethical dilemmas using clinical scenarios
❖ Participants will learn how the power of embracing feelings of discomfort leads to healing racial trauma
❖ Participants will learn different skills to assist people dealing with trauma that arises from systems of oppression
❖ Participants will increase skills in addressing community violence (racial, gang, police, school…)
❖ Participants will increase skills to manage selfcare activities
❖ Participants will increase skills in managing and recognizing biases
❖ Participants will also increase assessment skills when working with African American/Black male.
1. Awakening to my power
2. Redefining my community
3. Ethical Delmas
Content Developer and Speaker:
Andre Pruitt, LCSW is a licensed clinical social worker trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Empowerment Theory, and has been providing direct services for the past 16 years. He specializes in trauma in his private practice. Andre is currently a doctoral student focusing on how African Americans make meaning out of memory loss. Andre is also a research scientist regarding healthy aging African American community and the effects of Alzheimer’s, memory loss and dementia. Andre has provided diversity consultation and training for more than two decades. In Seattle and Portland, Andre has been a strong advocate for equitable health care for people living with HIV/AIDS focusing on ethnic communities, woman, gay and bisexual men.
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We reserve the right to cancel a Continuing Education Course and refund all fees in the event of insufficient registration. Participants who cancel their registration will receive a 90% refund when notice is given at least 7 days prior to the course date.
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