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Brianna Totty, LMFT
2 HOURS OF SOCIAL WORK CONTINUING EDUCATION
This training will focus on exploring racism and understanding its driving force, whiteness. The trainer will focus on what whiteness is and the history surrounding this concept, but most importantly how it shows up in the therapy room. Clinicians will be asked to explore how racism and whiteness have impacted the field of therapy and the clients who are served. The clinicians will begin the reflective self of the therapist process around the ways in which Whiteness has impacted them, and how that is brought into the therapy room. Clinicians will leave with tools on how to engage clients of color and also how to think about whiteness. This training will include group discussion, exercises, and videos to best facilitate clinician growth and exploration.
- Clinicians will leave with a working knowledge of Whiteness, its history, and how it's connected to racism.
- Clinicians will be able to identify how whiteness impacts the therapeutic process.
- Clinicians will leave with tools on engaging clients of color around race and Whiteness.