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
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:
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