Courageous Conversations: Being Allies to Individuals in Recovery Who Experience Prejudice, Discrimination and Oppression
Date: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Time: 2 - 3:30 p.m. ET
Presenters: Maria E. Restrepo-Toro, MS, CPRP, Senior Training Associate and Uma Chandrika Millner, Ph.D., Research Associate; Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation, Boston University.
Description: This interactive webinar will provide an overview on how to engage in meaningful, respectful conversations with,or as, individuals from underserved, underrepresented and marginalized communities. Participants will have the opportunity to explore their social identities that intersect with mental health recovery systems.
- Understand the unique aspects of courageous conversations
- Deepen the awareness of how prejudice, discrimination and oppression operate at the intrapersonal, social, and systemic contexts
- Learn how to be an ally through the development of cultural empathy