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Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome Part II

Ujima Collective of the South Bay Area

Friday, June 14, 2013 from 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM

San Jose, CA

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Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome Part II
Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome Part II Dr. Joy Degruy/Black Infant Health Training
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 We are proud to offer the second annual “Education before the Celebrationevent in Santa Clara County featuring Dr. Joy DeGruy. The event sold out last year and is back by popular demand.

Dr. DeGruy, internationally acclaimed researcher, educator, author and presenter is heralded for her groundbreaking book, Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome which addresses the residual impacts of trauma on African descendants in the Americas. She will lay the ground work for understanding “Cognitive Dissonance: America’s Legacy of Enduring Injury and Healing” during the afternoon session.

The morning session will be conducted by Santa Clara County Black Infant Health (BIH). The presenters will explore “Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome: It’s Impact on the Health Outcomes of African American Families”. 

Continuing Education Units are available ( BRN, CME). Lunch will be provided. Vendors will be on hand during the noon recess.

 Workshop Objectives:  

·    Understand structural inequalities that affect African Americans and their communities historically and currently.

·         Select and apply strategies that enhance empowerment for African American families at risk for poor health outcomes.

·         Understand the cultural, ethical and other related issues that present barrier to assessment and intervention while working with African American families.

·         To learn more culturally appropriate health interventions that facilitate trust while working with African American Families and communities.

·        Understand the theoretical background of trauma and its continuous effect on the mental and physical health of African American families and communities.

 Use the Yerba Buena Road Upper Campus entrance. Park next to the theater.

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Free Continuing Education Units

 

 

 

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BRN, CME

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Have questions about Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome Part II? Contact Ujima Collective of the South Bay Area

When & Where


Evergreen Valley College Performing Arts Theater
3095 Yerba Buena Rd.
Upper Campus
San Jose, CA 95135

Friday, June 14, 2013 from 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM


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Ujima Collective of the South Bay Area

 Ujima Collective was founded:

  • To bring nationally and internationally acclaimed African cultural scholars to the South Bay African community.

  • To present local African scholars engaged in work on behalf of the African community.

  • To bring additional resources and support for the works of these African scholars.

  • To collaborate with individuals and organizations in the South Bay African community to provide multiple location platforms for the works of these African scholars.

  • To join the East Bay and San Francisco communities as a designation of choice in the presentation of African scholars and their works.

  • To foster more education, awareness, collaboration and cooperation in the South Bay African community among lay people, educators, businesses and educational institutions.

  • To host African cultural programs, activities and events targeted to the support and development of our community, particularly African youth.

 

 

 

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