Examining Whiteness in the Therapy Room (Part 1)

Presented by Sex Therapy NM

Therapists maintain an immense level of power. Between the therapist-client relationship, therapists may have a positive or negative influence upon the emotional, mental, and physical effects of a client. Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC), have less access to mental health services; are less likely to seek out services; are less likely to receive needed care; have an increased percentage of receiving poor quality of care; and are more likely to end services prematurely. Race is the unspoken common denominator. By actively examining how one personally ma
...Read moreintains this socialized construct, the veil of injustice can genuinely be peeled back, and dignity be wholly part of the healing within the room.

While this training is focused on power dynamics that may exist between therapists and clients, all are welcome to attend.
Part 2 of this training will be offered in January 2022.

This training is hosted by Sex Therapy New Mexico. We are based in Albuquerque on Tiwa land. We believe in working towards structural change by offering training for healthcare providers who want to be more inclusive of all our intersecting identities and experiences as clinicians and clients.

As the white host of this event I will not profit off this training. Any profits will be donated to a Black Queer Feminist led organization. -Molly Adler, LCSW, CST, ACS Less...

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize how we actively embody the Architecture of White Supremacy Culture.
  • Begin to examine how to actively engage in the personal deconstruction of white supremacy culture.
  • Begin to identify how whiteness supports the perpetuation of Colorism and Anti-Blackness within therapy.

Friday, September 10, 2021


11:00 AM MDT - 01:00 PM MDT

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$35.00 - $85.00
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About the speaker


  • Introductions & Land Acknowledgement
  • White Supremacy construct/Corridors of Power/Implicit Bias
  • Anti-Blackness/Colorism
  • Shifting the lens inward

CE Information - Earn 2 CE Credit Hours

CE Approvals

National Association of Social Workers, New Mexico
This training is approved for continuing education credits and cultural CEUs through National Association of Social Workers -New Mexico. The Licensee must maintain proof of continuing education courses taken for the past four (4) years. The New Mexico Regulations and Licensing Department, Boards and Commissions, Social Work Licensing Board reserves the right to audit a licensee’s continuing education records as it deems necessary. The New Mexico Counseling and Therapy Board and the NM Psychological Association accept approved social work CEUs for license requirements. Please always check with your professional licensing board for current rules and regulations.

CE Process Info

Each professional is responsible for the individual requirements as stipulated by his/her licensing agency. Please contact your individual licensing board/regulatory agency to review continuing education requirements for licensure renewal.

A continuing education certificate for the event will be obtained using the website, CE-Go. Before the event, you will receive an email containing a link to CE-Go.   (This link will be sent to the email account you used to register for the event).

Upon accessing the CE-Go website, you will be able to:

  • Join Webinar Sessions
  • Complete evaluation forms for the event
  • Download your continuing education certificate in a PDF format

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the CE-Go process, please contact CE-Go at 888-498-5578 or by email at support@ce-go.com

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