Walking in Their Shoes: Understanding the Experiences of Racism
Time & Location
About the Event
Nicole Klasey, Psy.D. & Nola Brantley
It can be hard to understand the racism, discrimination, and social injustices foster youth and their families experience if you haven’t lived it. This training will help providers better understand what it is like to live in a society where racism is still prevalent in communities, institutions and corporations. A deeper understanding of the these experiences will equip providers to better understand the experiences of the foster youth and families they work with.
- Participants will be able to describe racism
- Participants will be able to describe one way youth experience racism in the school system.
- Participants will be able to describe one way foster youth experience racism in social services
- Participants will be able to describe one way foster youth experience racism in the healthcare system
1:00pm-1:15pm Welcome & Introductions
1:15pm-3:00pm Structural racism, internalized racism
3:00pm-3:15pm Break (CEUs will not be issued for this time)
3:15pm-4:45pm Racism in school, the workplace, and social services
4:45pm-5:00pm Closing and evals
Meet Our Trainers
Nicole Klasey is a clinical psychologist who has worked with trauma survivors for 14 years. She currently consults with agencies on trauma-informed care, programming for commercially sexually exploited youth, vicarious trauma, and leadership development. Nicole has been training multidisciplinary audiences on trauma-related topics since 2015 and provides guest lectures at local universities on human trafficking.
Nola 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 (3.75) BBS CEUs for LCSWs and MFTs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences & is provided by Fred Finch Youth Center, CAMFT Provider #045295.