Many people from marginalized communities are impacted daily by racial stress and intergenerational trauma. This webinar will provide participants with a greater understanding of racial stress and trauma and increase awareness of how these two factors can impact health, wellness, and overall well-being. Presenters will also share strategies for managing racial stress and trauma and promote healing.
- Define racial stress and intergenerational trauma
- Describe the impact of racial stress and trauma on mental and physical health
- Identify strategies to manage experiences of racial stress and trauma
Who Should Attend?
Caregivers, behavioral and medical health professionals, professionals who support caregivers
Dana Cunningham, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist and Faculty Consultant at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in the Department of Psychiatry. Dr. Cunningham is the Program Director of the Prince George’s School Mental Health Initiative, which is a school-based mental health program designed to support the emotional and behavioral needs of students in special education. Dr. Cunningham is also the Vice President of Community Outreach and Engagement in Black Mental Wellness. She obtained her bachelor’s degree from Spelman College and completed her doctoral training in Clinical Psychology at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. Dr. Cunningham’s clinical and research interests include trauma, children of incarcerated parents, and increasing access to care for underserved youth.
Dr. Danielle Busby is an Assistant Professor at the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB). In this role, she primarily serves youth and families experiencing a range of mental health concerns through the Texas Child Health Access Through Telemedicine (TCHATT) program. Dr. Busby’s expertise is in trauma-informed assessment and intervention; evidence-based clinical practices; and suicide risk assessment and intervention. She is passionate about decreasing barriers to mental health service use for underserved patient populations and is committed to continuously bridging the gap between research and clinical practice. Dr. Busby was born in Detroit, MI and raised in the Detroit metropolitan area. She received her B.A. in Psychology from the University of Michigan, and her master’s and Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from The George Washington University.
Certificates of attendance are available upon request
- Requirement: Viewing 50% (30 minutes) or more of the live webinar
- Emailed to attendees within 30 days after the webinar date