So You Want To Be An Ally
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This 90-minute webinar will discuss what it means to be an ally to communities of color and how we can all join efforts to become a more thoughtful and effective allies.
ABOUT THIS EVENT
This session will focus on the divisions in our society that have been illuminated since the killing of George Floyd and the COVID-19 pandemic, and the effects of those divisions on our mental health. The inequitable allocation of resources continues to divide communities. The most important ways to fight against inequality and injustice are for us to show up as collaborators and to share the costs and risks of advocacy.
Through this event, we will explore:
- What it means to be an ally, including the risks
- How to increase the rate of fair and impartial approaches and treatment
- Skills to decrease harm to marginalized communities
- Ijeoma Oluo, "White People Will Always Let You Down"
- Action Steps
- Therapists Are Learning to Treat Racial Trauma
- Matthew Cooke - Race Baiting 101 video (approximately 11 minutes duration)
Sherronda Jamerson, MA, CDP
Sherronda Jamerson obtained a master’s degree in Clinical Psychology in 2012 from City University College in Seattle, WA, and became certified as a Chemical Dependency Professional in 2007. Her experiences include developing, implementing, and presenting EDI trainings to associations of healthcare professionals, healthcare providers, schools, and community-based organizations. She has also presented at state and national behavioral health conferences on the topics of DEI and Healthcare Equity. She presents with confidence and passion.