Addressing Microaggressions and Acknowledging Intersectionality: A Workshop for Mental Health Providers and Researchers

This workshop will help develop faculty members’ ability to respond to microaggressions with clients and each other to help build an inclusive and equitable environment. It will also address strategies to help people move from being a bystander to being an ally. Break-out rooms will be used to role-play communication strategies for common microaggressions experienced by faculty and trainees.

Target Audience

This course is designed for physicians and allied professionals in mental health patient care and research. 

Learning Objectives

After participating in this workshop, the learner should be better able to: 

  • Describe the impact of microaggressions on patients and trainees. 
  • Describe the importance of the intersectionality of multiple identities as it relates to clinical and supervisory relationships for mental health providers and researchers.

  • Develop communication strategies reduce the incidence and impact of microaggressions in order to better serve patients. 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 2.00 APA
    The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is approved by the RI Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. The Alpert Medical School maintains responsibility for the program.
  • 2.00 Attendance
    Participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance stating this program is designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. This credit is accepted by the AAPA and AANP.
Course opens: 
02/26/2021
Course expires: 
04/26/2022
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
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Guest Speakers

Christina Douyon, PhD

Dr. Christina Douyon earned her Ph.D. in counseling psychology from Boston College, where
she was trained at the Institute for the Study and Promotion of Race and Culture under Dr. Janet
Helms. She specializes in the intersection of race and ethnicity as well as racial trauma. Prior to pursuing a career in psychology, Dr. Douyon taught 6th grade reading in New Orleans, LA,through Teach For America.

Amanda Weber, PhD

Dr. Amanda Weber earned their Ph.D. in counseling psychology from Boston College, where
they were trained at the Institute for the Study and Promotion of Race and Culture under Dr.
Janet Helms. They specialize in the intersections of race and gender and deconstructing
Whiteness and White Supremacy. Dr. Weber is currently working at the Boston VA Hospital,
completing their post-doctorate fellowship. Previous to pursuing their degree in Psychology, they
worked in the field of Information Technology for a medium-sized business as a manager where
they developed their skills in leadership, managing teams, developing team culture and
accountability, and developing continuous learning plans.

Planning Committee

Ernestine Jennings, PhD
Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior
Warren Alpert Medical School

Jennifer Maloney
Coordinator, Office of Continuing Medical Education
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

Elizabeth McQuaid, PhD, ABPP
Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Professor of Pediatrics
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

Maria Sullivan
Director, Brown Office of Continuing Medical Education
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

Audrey Tyrka, MD, PhD
Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

Holly Wilker
Administrative Manager, DPHB Academic Affairs
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

This activity planned in collaboration with the Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior and FACE Race Consulting, LLC

Credit Designation

Physicians: The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Psychologists: The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is approved by the RI Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. The Alpert Medical School maintains responsibility for the program. This activity is approved for 2.0 Category 1 CE Credits. Credits available to RI licensed psychologists only.

Available Credit

  • 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 2.00 APA
    The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is approved by the RI Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. The Alpert Medical School maintains responsibility for the program.
  • 2.00 Attendance
    Participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance stating this program is designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. This credit is accepted by the AAPA and AANP.

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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