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Inclusion Academy – Culturally Responsive Care: Beyond Trauma and Despair, a Model of Intergenerational Healing and Well-being Among African Americans

September 8, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Join speakers Dr. Zuleka R. Henderson, PhD, LMSW Founding Director, The Center for Black Well Being at Graymatters Medical Practice, Dr. Tricia N. Stephens, PhD, LCSW-R Assistant Professor at Silberman School of Social Work and Anna Ortega-Williams, PhD, LMSW Assistant Professor at Silberman School of Social Work as they present a model of intergenerational healing and well-being among African Americans. What is trauma and how does it affect African Americans?
They will explore implications for personal and collective healing among people of the Black diaspora, using this framework for informing health care interventions.

Following this activity, a participant should be able to:

1. Define historical trauma.

2. Understand the limits of trauma as a phenomenon when missing the context of intergenerational harms.

3. Identify ways to promote the reclamation of intergenerational healing and well-being among African Americans and people of the Black diaspora.


This session will be recorded, and participation constitutes consent to be recorded.

If you have any questions or require accommodation for a disability to participate, please email


September 8
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
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Office for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
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