Pearl Berman, Department of Psychology, will lead a 60-minute workshop designed to help parents and other concerned adults talk to children and teens about the historical
trauma faced by African-Americans and how this has influenced current civic unrest over police brutality and racism. This Zoom webinar, “The Trauma of Racism: Talking to Children and Teens,” takes place on Wednesday, August 19, 2020, from noon to
Berman takes a psychoeducational approach and provides practical ideas to stimulate adult thinking about what strategies might work best with a particular family. Ideas are discussed that can support resilient development and a sense of agency for ending
racial trauma. The format of the webinar is to provide 30 minutes of informational material followed by a 30-minute question and answer period.
Afterward, participating attendees will be able to:
This workshop is intended to facilitate discussions led by trusted adults with children and teens—it is not therapy.
Please register online.
Kristin Washington, PsyD, PMP and Pearl Berman, PhD
Nada Yorke, LCSW