Children's Cultural and Linguistic Competency Learning Series: Colorism & Assumptions Made about Culture


 


 

Colorism & Assumptions Made about Culture

Iye Inaede and Danyelle Orr-McNeil

12:30pm-2:00pm

Time: Thursday, July 22, 2021

 

Description:
This training will provide a brief definition and history/origins of Colorism and discuss what is and is not considered Colorism. The presenters will explore Colorism from a global perspective as well as the serious emotional and psychological toll it has taken across generations. Within this discussion, a focus will be made on how Colorism is continued within the family context as well as within social constructs. The presentation will conclude with a "Call to Action" which will provide an outline of how all those in attendance can work toward dismantling the negative effects of Colorism within the communities they serve

 

Course Objectives:

  • Define Colorism
  • Discuss and explore implications of Colorism across different domains
  • Strategies for combatting adverse effects of Colorism

Timed Agenda:
12:30p-1:00pm Definition and history of Colorism

1:00pm-1:30pm Discuss and explore implications of Colorism across different domains

1:30pm-2:00pm Strategies for combatting the adverse effects of Colorism; comments and questions


Who Should Attend: Direct Service Providers, Administrative Professionals, Teachers, Children's Therapists, Youth Pastors, Juvenile Justice Professionals, Youth, or any other professions specializing in children and youth services.


Continuing Education Information:

  • SOCIAL WORKERS:  1.0 hour continuing education credit is approved for this training
  • .QUALIFIED CHILDRENS MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONALS (QCMHP): This training hour meets the MDHHS training requirement for QCMHP staff. 
  • OUALIFIED INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES PROFESSIONAL (QIDP): This training hour meets the MDHHS training requirement for QIDP Staff
  • MICHIGAN CERTIFICATION BOARD FOR ADDICTION PROFESSIONALS (MCBAP): This training hour meets the MDHHS traing requirement for MCBAP Staff
  • TRAINING HOURSThis training will count 1.0 hour toward the annual training hours required by most provider agencies.

CREDITS

This summit is approved for 1.0 credit for Social Workers (MI-CEC). This summit’s training hour meets the MDHHS training requirement for Children's Mental Health Professionals (CMHP). Participants must arrive on time and remain in the training for its entirety to receive credits, including any Q&A portions. Late arrivals and early departures will result in the deduction of awarded training hours & credits.
 


 

If you have questions regarding the training, contact Marika Orme at Morme1@dwihn.org