To provide public sector workers with an in-depth understanding of the concepts of Racial Identity theory and African-centred perspectives (RIACP).
Raising awareness and understanding of racial identity attitudes; the transgenerational effects overtime and the impact of African-centred behaviours have on mental/emotional health.
Reflecting on racial identity attitude change at the client-centred level and during the supervision process.
To be able to use the (RIACP) intervention to enhance your effectiveness both professionally and personally.
IS IT RIGHT FOR ME AND WHO IS IT FOR?
Public sectors workers, Psychologists, Psychotherapists, Counsellors, Teachers, Social workers, Youth/Support workers, Nurses, Midwives, Community Psychiatric Nurse, Trainees & Qualified clinicians, CBT Therapists and people who are interested in Black Mental Health.
This will also give you an insight into mental and emotional health development.
Supervisors and Team leaders who are looking to develop themselves and their team members will be able to deliver an excellent client-centred service that provides an effective experience for their service users.
WHAT WILL I LEARN?
By the end of this training/workshop you will be able to:
Understand the evolution, role and impact of low and high racial identity attitudes.
Develop a racial-cultural client-centred focused practice with your service users.
Understand how to identify and challenge certain racial identity attitudes at an individual and client level.
Explain how post-traumatic slave syndrome symptoms, such as internalised racism, can develop as psychological, behavioural or an emotional problem.
To understand how racial identity attitudes impact on everyday interactions and how people navigate their world views.
Identify priorities in charge of racial identity attitudes to achieve ‘optimal’ racial and cultural wellbeing.
Identify the ‘when’ and ‘how to’ supervision opportunities to provide or receive support when working with psycho-racial identity problems.
Enhance the effectiveness and overall performance of your practice in order to work culturally competently with BME groups with mental or common emotional health problems.
WHAT WILL IT COVER?
Day 1 - DEVELOPMENT & IMPACT OF RACIAL IDENTITY ATTITUDE STAGES
Day 2 - ENGAGING WITH RACIAL IDENTITY & INTERNALISED OPPRESSION IN PRACTICE
Address concepts in relation to emotional and mental health:
Understanding the Theory of Racial Identity.
Examining studies and scholars research findings for the process of racial identity attitudes and the predisposing nature of ‘racism’
Post-traumatic slave syndrome (PTSS) - Development & Impact of traumatic symptoms:
Describing the set of behaviors, beliefs and actions associated with or, related to multi-generational trauma experienced by African/Caribbeans, that include but are not limited to undiagnosed and untreated Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in enslaved Africans/Caribbeans and their descendants.
Addressing how certain racial identity attitudes either perpetuate or reduce trauma (PTSS) symptoms.
Explaining the development and maintenance factors of Internalised Racism as a symptom of PTSS.
Understanding clients with psycho-racial problems:
Describing the effectiveness of Supervision for clients with psycho-racial issues for improved clinical effectiveness.
Role-plays and practical exercises to embed oneself into the dilemmas & solutions for certain stages of racial identity attitudes.
Addressing the tips and techniques for developing a strong racial-identity
Analysing case study examples to improve in the identification and formulation process to aid appropriate treatment or care-plan for clients.
Building racial identity self-reflection and reactiveness both professionally and personally:
Examining your own racial identity developmental stage and how a change in racial identity stage could either enhance or block your multicultural competency skills.
Personal application plan-ahead:
What can my employer expect from me tomorrow?
Planning for personal change
Two Day Ticket training holders
Workshop Training Day 1 - Thursday 13th October 2016 - Time 09.00hr to 16.00hr
Workshop Training Day 2 - Friday 14th October 2016 - Time 09.00hr to 16.00hr
One Day Ticket training holders
Workshop Training Day 1 - Thursday 13th October 2016 - Time 09.00hr to 16.00 (ONLY)
Two day Workshop Training Ticket (Day 1 & 2 ) £91.00 reduced from £130.00 (plus fee)
One Day Workshop Training Ticket (Day 1 Only) £63.00 reduced from £90.00 (plus fee)
Tea and coffee
Certificate of Attendance
Closing date for registration is 30th September 2016