Calendar » CIIS MHSA Training: Anti-Stigma Movement and Exploring Race and Culture
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12:00pm – 1:15pm
Welcome & Opening Statement given by Nelson Jim, MFT
Director of the S.F. Department of Public Health Office of Cultural Competence & Client Relations
NAMI, MHSA and the Anti-Stigma Movement (Part I): A brief history, what is meant by stigma and what professionals in higher education that work with students who have overcome their own mental health challenges, need to know.
1:15pm – 1:45pm LUNCH SERVED
Exploring Racial and Cultural Selves (Part I): In order to understand the worldview of another, we must first understand our own worldview. This two part (6/24 and 6/27) training will focus on providing a safe space for participants to start to explore the different dimensions of their own racial and cultural selves. To help focus this exploration, a model of historical trauma will be presented. Once space has been created for this dyadic work, the session will transition to focus on looking at the various dimensions (micro, meso, macro levels) of students enrolled in one’s class and the simultaneous dance between the student’s experience with that of their instructors. This will lead to an examination of traumatization/re-