Professional Development

NJCA Racial and Cultural Empathy (RACE) Training

Friday, October 20, 2023
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM

NJCA Racial and Cultural Empathy (RACE) Training is a FREE 4 day virtual training event. Understanding the Impact of Race and Culture on Working with Victims of Child Abuse.

10-hours of didactic training, held over four (4) dates to help mental health professionals work effectively with children and families from diverse racial and cultural backgrounds who have been impacted by interpersonal trauma. Information will be presented about the historical, contextual, and personal factors that create risk of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and the consequences of such experiences. In addition, there will be information provided about the ways in which systems and providers often practice that creates barriers to effective provision of services resulting in racial differences in outcomes.

Dates include: 9/20, 10/18, 11/15, 12/13 from 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM.

Session 1:
History of Racism in the United States
September 20, 2023
10:00AM - 12:30PM EST

Session 2:
History of Racism in Mental Health Professions
October 18, 2023
10:00AM - 12:30PM EST
Session 3:
Systemic Racism and Cultural Sources of Resilience
November 15, 2023
10:00AM - 12:30PM EST
Session 4:
Understanding Trauma in the Lives of People of Color
December 13, 2023
10:00AM - 12:30PM EST

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Last Updated: 08/15/23