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June 2022

Race Matters – How to Talk Effectively About Race and Trauma with Kenneth V. Hardy, Ph.D. – Day 1 & 2 – (Cohort IV)

June 23 @ 8:30 am - June 24 @ 5:30 pm
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Charlottesville, 990 Hilton Heights Road
Charlottesville, Virginia 22901
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  Counseling Alliance of Virginia (CAVA) and area mental health providers have been committed to addressing racial trauma that occurs daily in our communities, including how racism, prejudice, discrimination, bias, and hate impacts service delivery to our community as we continue to battle institutional and structural racism designed years ago and perpetuated on various levels today. Cava has intentionally engaged Educational systems, Human and Social Services organizations, Community Service Boards, Mental Health, Healthcare organizations, and the Department of Corrections and…

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November 2022

Race Matters Conference: Conducting Cross Racial Conversation with Kenneth V. Hardy, Ph.D. – Day 3 & 4 – (Cohort IV)

November 10 @ 8:30 am - November 11 @ 5:30 pm
Omni Charlottesville Hotel, 212 Ridge McIntire Road
Charlottesville, VA 22903 United States
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Deconstructing and Dismantling Whiteness and White supremacy is the key to authentically addressing Racism and Racial Trauma in our society.  De-Centering whiteness will create space to truly stand up for Diversity Equity and Inclusion initiatives in organizations and one's own internalized racial attitudes and values and beliefs that operate consciously or unconsciously.  Race remains a potent and polarizing issue in all domains of our society and unfortunately, the world of work is no exception. Despite the omnipresence of race in…

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