The Impact of Racial Injustice on Mental Health
Professional Development for Social Workers, Counselors and Nurses
The Impact of Racial Injustice on Mental Health
presented by MAO Behavioral Health & Medical Advocacy and Outreach
Thursday, March 25, 2021
8:15 AM – 12:30 PM - 4 HOUR TRAINING
$50 per person (includes
audio/video learning experience, course materials and Certificate of Attendance
with contact hours)
$25 per person for higher education students (requires uploading a image copy of a valid student id)
Partial credit will not be offered. Additional instructions associated with confirmation of credit may be provided at the time of training.
THANKS TO VIRTUAL ACCOMMODATIONS, REGISTRATION HAS BEEN EXTENDED UNTIL NOON ON MARCH 23.
This webcast training will benefit from ASL interpreter services.
Internet, Computer &/or Smart Phone Required. Instructions provided via email prior to training.
conclusion of this training, participants will be able to:
- Provide an overview of the different aspects of racism that impact people of color in Alabama
- Discuss the impact of racial injustice on people with substance use and mental health disorders
- Explain evidence based practices that can be used when providing interventions to diverse communities of color
- Increase cultural awareness and relational skills when delivering behavioral health services to communities of color
TRAINING AGENDA (Subject to Change):
8:30 AM - 10:30 AM - Racial Injustice and Mental Health
Presenter: Audri Scott Williams, MA, Director, Spiritual Enrichment Center
- Identify the impact of systemic racial injustice on communities of color in the state of Alabama
- Identify the impact of racial inequality in the mental health system.
- Identify at least 6 challenges and underlying biases affecting the delivery of mental health services to victims of racial injustice
- Summarize barriers affecting determinants of mental health care for victims of racial injustice.
- Examine potential solutions for improving communication, outreach and mental health services to racial and ethnic minority families
- 11:45 AM - What Health Care and BH
Providers Need to Know When Treating Survivors of Racial Injustice
Presenter: Denice Morris, MS, MEd, ADC, Program Manager, Alabama Department of Mental Health
- Discuss how racial injustice is impacting the recovery community including individuals in recovery and peer support workers
- Provide an overview of how racial injustice has impacted substance abuse treatment in Alabama
- Explain best practice strategies and techniques that prevention and treatment providers can use when serving recipients that have been impacted by racial injustice
- List national, state and local support resources that are available to assist individuals who have been impacted by the racial and social injustices in Alabama
- 12:30 PM - Perspectives on Minority
Mental Health - Facilitated Panel Discussion
Panelists and perspectives will be reflective of the
African American male, the African American female, Latinx communities and
European immigrants living in Alabama.
Lucero Sitz, Latinx Affairs Specialist, Medical Advocacy & Outreach
Jacob van Megen, Alabama AETC Training Specialist, Medical Advocacy & Outreach
Angela Stringfellow, MAOM, Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine
Darren Helms, Examiner, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
Should you experience difficulty with the online registration process email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Contact Hours/Credit Statement (s):
Counselors: Medical Advocacy & Outreach (MAO) has
been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No.
6882. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. MAO
is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs. This activity has been
approved for up to 4.0 contact hour for counselors.
Social Workers: Medical Advocacy and Outreach (MAO) has been approved by the Alabama Board of Social Work Examiners as a provider of Continuing Education for social workers, Provider No. 0134. This activity has been approved for up to 4.0 contact hours (clinical) for social workers.
Nurses: Medical Advocacy & Outreach is an approved continuing education provider of the Alabama Board of Nursing, ABNP 1554, exp.10/24/2024. This activity has been approved for up to 4.0 contact hours for nurses.
Conflict of interest:
There is no conflict of interest for anyone in a position to control content for this activity.
This activity is provided independently by MAO.
Instructions for Claiming Continuing Education Credit:
To receive credit, learners must complete the requirements listed here.
1. Use your full name and email address when logging in to view the webinar. To change the way your name and email address appear once you are logged in, click “file” on the top of the meeting window or click the three dots beside your display name. There you will see “edit name and email address.”
2. Remain logged in for the duration of the presentation. DO NOT LOG OUT BETWEEN SESSIONS. Partial credit will not be offered. Learners who join more than ten minutes late or log out more than ten minutes early will not be eligible to claim CE credit.
3. If you dial in by phone you must also be logged on from a computer or other device that allows you to view the slides and participate in the chat and Q&A portion of the activity.
are a nurse with an Alabama nursing license, be sure to provide your license
number when logging in. Credit will be applied to your account at the end
of the month.
For all other attendees, a CE contact hours certificate will be emailed to you following the presentation.
questions regarding Continuing Education, please email email@example.com
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