Course overview

Exploring the Intersections of Historical Trauma and Race in Child Welfare, Criminal Justice and Behavioral Health Systems

PRESENTERS:  Kyaien O. Conner, PhD LSW MPH - Associate Professor of Mental Health Law & Policy, College of Behavioral and Community Science, USF | Catarolyn Johnson, MA - Learning & Development Faciliator, Center for Child Welfare at USF
This virtual training provides a critical assessment of how race, racism and historical trauma have impacted Black Americans and Black families within various systems in the United States. Through this training, we focus on developing a better understanding of these intersections with a goal of enhancing our cultural awareness, reducing disparities and enhancing your work in the child welfare setting.