Dear Black Male

$50.00

Workshop DescriptionThis workshop focuses on the depiction of Black males in today’s world, the issues Black males go through and face, the cultural mistrust that influences perceptions, and the quality of their relationships. Recognizing Black males varies in their individual needs and identifying supports that might be most effective. Consider how efforts to adequately provide for Back males can be linked to the fight for larger social justice goals for themselves and their communities. 

Description

Learning Objectives:

  • Participants will increase their knowledge and examine their personal experiences with Black males. 
  • Participants will explore their knowledge base around historic and current systematic oppression and implicit bias and the physical and mental health impact it has on Black males. 
  • Identify unconscious cultural responses to mental health. 
  • Improve culturally specific skills to work with the Black male population more effectively. 
  • Expand skills to facilitate a healthy identity leading to a positive self-esteem/self-worth. 
  • Learn skills to support the healing of the Black male. 

 

Through lecture and discussion, participants will identify how efforts to adequately provide for Back males can be linked to the fight for larger social justice goals for themselves and their communities. Participants in this training will:

  • Develop an understanding of the importance of the role of the historian in interpreting African American history;
  • Expand their knowledge and awareness of the disproportionality of Black males who are institutionalized and the impact it has on communities;
  • Learn the most common mistakes professionals make when working with Black males and how to avoid them; and
  • Engage in dialogue to identify strengths-based practices and interventions that foster family health and resilience.

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