Racial Trauma and Coping Forum: A Two-part Panel Event

Apr 22, 2021-May 6, 2021, 5 p.m. - 6 p.m. (ET)

Panel 1: Empowering Black Families: Racial Trauma and Strategies for Your Family 

  • Dr. Riana Anderson, Dr. Chi-chi Cagande, Dr. Carmelita Foster and Karen Hudson, MSW, PhD, LSW
  • Panel 1: 4/22 @ 5 p.m.
  • Education about racial trauma and related health consequences (cardiometabolic, sleep, anxiety/depression, suicidality, developmental, social/behavioral)
  • Sharing strategies for supporting individual coping with race related stress: relaxation, behavioral activation, cognitive coping, feelings identification, and parental support
  • Q&A Discussion

Panel 2: Empowering Black Families: Preparing Your Child to Navigate Racism

  • Dr. Howard Stevenson, Dr. Rhonda Boyd and Cherie  Garrett-Debrest, MSW
  • Panel 2: 5/6 @ 5 p.m.
  • Protective parenting as a strength (racial socialization, parental stress and coping, family therapy)
  • Navigating community and societal issues (acculturation, racial literacy, advocating within systems)
  • Q&A Discussion