The Impact of Historical Trauma on Present-Day Health Disparities in the African American Community
Office of Children and Family Services and the Center for the Elimination of Minority Health Disparities UAlbany SUNY
Saturday, November 19, 2011 from 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM (EST)
Albany, United States
The author of “Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome”, Dr. DeGruy will provide an in-depth review of how historical social, educational and political policies, medical practices and racism have created and/or contributed to the current health disparities rampant in communities of color.
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Following this presentation, Dr. DeGruy will engage the participants in a training designed to enhance the understanding of structural racism, how it is developed and maintained, and how it impacts the overall health and the well-being of people of color. She will also educate the group about ways to interrupt structural racism and teach the group methods for effectively engaging individuals and organizations that are resistant to change, by utilizing an innovative organizational change model.
This workshop is designed specifically for professionals, community members, faculty and students and everyone interested in practice, policy, research and advocacy as it relates to the Health Disparities issues in the Capital District. Please join us for a highly interactive conversation!!
Lunch will be provided
Book sales and signing immediately following the workshop
CEMHD is a collaborative effort focusing on minority health disparities in the smaller cities and towns of New York. We work toward eliminating minority health disparities by developing capacity in faculty at the University at Albany and by partnering with community groups to:
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