Wed, May 17|
The Impact of Structural Racism on System Involved Youth
Nola Kesia Brantley
Time & Location
May 17, 2023, 10:00 AM – 3:30 PM PDT
About the Event
Nola Kesia Brantley
This training will explore structural racism and oppression. Participants will learn how structural racism exists within the child welfare system, the juvenile justice system, the healthcare system, and the educational system. Participants will also learn about implicit biases and how these and structural racism can impact system involved youth. The training will end with strategies to address these issues together in order to improve outcomes for system involved youth and families.
· Participants will be able to explain how structural racism can affect system involved youth.
· Participants will be able to identify one example of how structural racism within the healthcare system could negatively impact system involved youth.
· Participants will be able to identify one example of how structural racism within the educational system could negatively impact system involved youth.
10:00-10:15am Trainer and Topic Introductions
10:15-10:30am Describing structural racism
10:30-10:45am On A Plate: A Shorty Story About Privilege
10:45-11:00am Structural Racism in Alameda County
11:00-11:15am Systemic Racism and Housing
11:15-11:30am Break (CE hours will not be offered for this time)
11:30am-11:45am Agency Assessments
11:45am-12:00pm Experiences of Minority Parents in the Child Welfare System
12:00-12:15pm Disproportionately in the Child Welfare System
12:15-12:30pm Expereinces of Youth of Color in the Child Welfare System
12:30-1:00pm Lunch break (CE hours will not be offered for this time)
1:00-1:15pm Structural Racism and Education
1:15-1:30pm The Achievement Gap
1:30-1:45pm Disparates in Discipline
1:45-2:00pm Disparates in School Funding
2:00-2:15pm Structural Racism in Medicine
2:15-2:30pm African Americans and Healthcare
2:30-2:45pm Experiences of Youth of Color in the Health Care System
2:45-3:00pm Implicit Bias
3:00-3:15pm What Can You Do
3:15-3:30pm Questions and Closing
Meet Our Trainers
Nola Kesia Brantley, CEO & Founder of Nola Brantley Speaks has become nationally recognized as a powerful Survivor voice for the issue of child sex trafficking through her moving and information packed public speaking. Her hard work and perpetual vigilance has brought both focus and concrete resources to this chronically underserved and largely unrecognized population of victimized youth. Nola’s approach aims to be holistic!
This course meets the qualifications for (4.75) BBS CE Hours for LCSWs, LMFTs, LPCCs, and LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences & is provided by Fred Finch Youth Center, CAMFT Provider #045295.