A Clinician’s Guide to Assessing and Treating Racial Trauma and Minority Stress
Those who experience racial trauma have feelings of distress that lead them to seek therapy services. Mental health professionals are charged with creating safe spaces to help clients recover from dreadful life experiences through the use of therapy services. This live, interactive webinar, led by Dr. Lillian Gibson will provide clinicians a practical framework to assess and treat racial trauma. Whether alike or dissimilar, the importance of clients and clinicians’ worldviews within the context of treatment will be explained. Participants will learn how to apply culture specific approaches wh...Read moreen exploring trauma experiences and implement client-centered interventions. The on-line training will use a case vignette to guide the presentation and uncover mistakes that can be made when cultural considerations are not utilized. Participants will leave the webinar with a clear understanding of racial trauma, an awareness of racial trauma assessment options, the biopsychosocial impacts of trauma, symptom tracking measures, clinical pitfalls to avoid, steps to strengthen therapeutic alliance, and a list of treatments that may be useful to decrease the effects of racial trauma (when appropriately applied). Less...
- Describe racial trauma diagnostic criteria.
- Identify factors that influence generational trauma and exacerbate racial trauma symptomology.
- Identify client centered strategies to develop a racial trauma treatment plan.
- Use the Biopsychosocial Model framework to guide assessment steps and treatment of racial trauma.
- Report cultural competencies in the assessment and treatment of racial trauma.
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Friday, July 28, 2023
11:00 AM EDT - 02:15 PM EDTRegister for this Webinar
About the speaker
Lillian Gibson, PhD
11:00am - 12:30pm ET
• Assessment and Diagnosis of Racial Trauma
12:30pm - 12:45pm ET
12:45pm - 2:15pm ET
• Client Centered Strategies for Treatment Planning
• Avoiding pitfalls and strengthening the therapeutic relationship
CE Information - Earn 3 CE Credit Hours
American Psychological Association
Association of Social Work Boards
National Board for Certified Counselors
NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals
New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work
New York Education Department Board of Creative Arts Therapy
New York Education Department for Licensed Mental Health Counselors
New York Education Department Board for Licensed Psychoanalysts
New York State Education Department's State Board for Psychology
New York State Education Department's State Board for Marriage and Family Therapy
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