Are We Unconsciously Complicit: The Unspoken Experience of Our BIPOC Clients and Colleagues
On October 29, 2021, the American Psychological Association finally formally apologized for its role in perpetuating systemic racism and for contributing to the systemic harm of people of color for decades. The impact of harmful psychological practices on individuals that identify as BIPOC is insidious, often subtle, and always destructive. The field of psychology has trained clinicians to view White culture as a global standard and utilizes methodologies, assessments, and scientific models that contribute to the significant health disparities BIPOC communities face. Addressing race-based ment...Read moreal health inequities has finally taken its rightful position at the forefront of recent calls to action. Every person has the right to reach their full wellness potential.
As part of this live, interactive webinar, Dr. Mathew will strive to raise awareness about the subtle and unconscious clinical practices that impact treatment of the BIPOC community. Attendees will listen to members of the BIPOC community give short testimonials about the challenges they face while seeking mental healthcare. Attendees will participate in experiential exercises to help learn how to provide culturally responsive mental healthcare. Opportunities for self-assessment and the sharing of practical solutions will be provided. Less...
- Identify subtle and unconscious clinical practices that impair treatment of the BIPOC community
- Develop strategies to incorporate cultural humility into clinical practice
- Identify and utilize outcome measures that promote culturally responsive mental healthcare
- Facilitate self-exploration and awareness of racial battle fatigue
Friday, August 25, 2023
11:00 AM EDT - 02:15 PM EDTRegister for this Webinar
About the speaker
Jaya T. Mathew, Ph.D.
For the past 15 years, Dr. Mathew facilitated anti-oppression workshops and training for mental health professionals and teachers at local schools, professional organizations, agencies, and universities across the US including Fordham University, City College of New York, Adelphi University, University of Wisconsin, Texas Woman’s University, Southern Methodist University, University of Texas at Dallas and UT Southwestern. She recently began working as a DEI consultant for healthcare companies as well.
Dr. Mathew is passionate about giving back to the community. She is currently serving on the board of the Dallas Psychological Association as Chair of the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion committee. During her 7 years on the board of the Collin County Psychological Association, she held multiple roles including President and Treasurer. While on the Collin County Psychological Association Board she facilitated quarterly diversity consultations for the organization and was a frequent presenter for their annual diversity workshops.
CE Information - Earn 3 CE Credit Hours including
3 Cultural Competency Hour
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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