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Trauma, Black Folks and the Medical Industrial Complex

Trauma, Black Folks and The Medical Industrial Complex event poster

Event Date:

May 6, 2023

Event Time:

11:00 am

  • Overview of the history of how the MIC was built through the exploitation and experimentation of Black, Indigenous, Latinx, and disabled folks
  • Define: Trauma, Trauma Responses Trauma Informed Care, Trauma Responsive Care, Anti Blackness, Anti Black Racism
  • Overview of the specific ways Black folks experience trauma 
  • Examine anti-Black myths that have led to the disparity of care Black folks experience
  • Examine the methods the MIC and the PIC intersect and sustain each other
  • Examine the systems that medical racism contributes to and how. Ex: Foster Care, Social Work, Psychiatric Care. 
  • Examine the way care providers perpetuate and sustain medical racism, regardless of profession
  • Workshops on how to do and be better!

Objectives:

  • Orient folks in learning the definition of trauma, antiblackness, medical racism
  • Orient folks in the history of how much of the MIC was built on the exploitation and experimentation of disabled and Black folks. 
  • Help folks begin to see the intersections of harm within the MIC and the everyday barriers Black folks experience when seeking care
  • Help folks navigate how to show up for Black folks seeking care from them in ways that do not continue the cycle of harm
  • Offer tangible ways to resist and care for yourself while doing this work

 

About the Speaker:

Rise (they/them) is a fat, Black disabled gender-fluid femme. They are a gender-affirming and trauma-informed care and disability justice educator and meditation facilitator; They are also a poet and birth/postpartum/gried&loss/abortion care worker. They have been a healing practitioner for over 10 years and are deeply invested in disability justice, access, centering wellness for Black queer folk, trauma education, and rest. They are equally invested in daydreaming and hanging out with their support pup, Jelly Ferocious.

*Workshop participants who opt to receive CE certification, please select the CEU option under “Extra Service”. This workshop fulfills the requirements for 3 CE credits. CE sponsorship is approved by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR), and credits are applicable to LCSW and transferrable to LCPC in Illinois. If you have a different licensure or are licensed outside of Illinois, please check with your licensure body before purchasing. 

 

**Please note that we require your live attendance in order to issue CE certificates. If you are unable to attend live, please let us know at least 24 hours before the event.

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Ticket Type: Ticket Qty: Per Ticket Price:
Virtual Workshop
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$50.00

Extra Service:

3 CE Credits
100 Left:
$35.00
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Cancellation Policy

Cancellations made 24 hours or more in advance of the event date will receive a 100% refund. Cancellations made on the day of the event will not be refunded. Please email us at info@chicagominds.co to cancel your registration.

Registration for CEUs


This workshop fulfills the requirements for 3 CE credits. CE sponsorship is approved by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR), and credits are applicable to LCSW and transferrable to LCPC in Illinois. If you have a different licensure or are licensed outside of Illinois, please check with your licensure body before purchasing.




 


Please note that we require your live attendance in order to issue CE certificates. If you are unable to attend live, please let us know at least 24 hours before the event.


Please enter your licensure information in the Google form provided in our follow-up email to ensure the prompt issue of CE certificates after the workshop.

Event Schedule Details

  • May 6, 2023 11:00 am   -   2:00 pm
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