Our CE workshops highlight the works of BIPOC clinicians that explore topics on decolonizing mental health and redefining healing. We also host practice-building workshops led by experts from various fields, as well as community building and self-care events. On average, we host 1 event per week. So always check back for new ones added!
The field of mental health continues to reckon with its legacy of euro-centrism and mono-cultural framework. Honoring and relating with one’s ancestors has been a part of many world cultures. These relationships have the potential to offer healing. Incorporating and enlisting the help of one’s well-ancestors in the service of personal and collective healing is […]
When we talk about concepts like “post-traumatic growth” and “resilience” it is frequently from places of privilege, individualized and colonial understanding of trauma and treatment. This workshop will challenge capitalistic and colonial concepts of trauma, treatment, and healing. We will use a discussion of the shortfalls and successes of the micro level of practice to […]
The workshop will explore unique ways to “Reflect, Restore & Renew” oneself as a mental health practitioner using creative art journaling techniques. Participants will explore artistic forms of journaling using a combination of approaches like collage-making and mixed media techniques (i.e., painting, drawing, magazine images, etc), digital work, and written prompts. The workshop will explore […]
When we consider eating disorders, there are often narrow ideas of who has eating disorders and consequent whitewashed recommendations for treatment. Much of this association is connected to diet culture. This interactive, three-hour training focuses on creating a deeper understanding of what diet culture is, its historical development, and its intimate relationship with white supremacy. […]
The work towards anti-oppression has been occurring for 400+ years and it’s time that the field of mental health joins the effort. In graduate school, many therapists are encouraged to be a blank slate so as not to impact our clients. However, what the field regards as “neutral” has perpetuated harm against clients of color […]
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 […]
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