Understanding the Impact of Trauma in other Marginalized Communities

In this final webinar of the four-part curriculum series that explores DEI through the Lens of Trauma: Understanding the Diverse Impact of Trauma: What Trauma looks like in different communities, we will expand our exploration of its impact on racially sensitive groups, to identify and discuss other communities i.e., LGBTQIA, Senior Citizens, differently abled populations, etc. who experience the trauma of “marginalization”.

Marginalized people exist in all facets of our collective society - including locale, i.e., urban, rural and suburban spaces; across all socio-economic, racial, religious, lifestyle and cultural groups, as well as in our generic conceptualization of beauty standards; gender identify or roles; and societal status, i.e.  homeless, immigrant, refugee, to name a few.  Given this understanding, what is “equitable” in terms of diversity, inclusion and justice can look very similar or very different, depending on what

In this webinar you will explore:

  • And identify what constitutes a “Marginalized Community”
  • What traumatic experiences members of marginalized communities endure
  • How these experiences affect their mental, emotional, physical health and coping skills
  • Strategies to help social and human service nonprofit organizations better connect and serve clients in these communities
  • How understanding individual and collective implicit bias, can better inform your approach to achieving sustainable DEI outcomes

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Event Date(s): 
Wednesday, January 19, 2022, 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Dr. Amy E. Alexander, PhD
Virtual Event
Anywhere, NC 00000
United States