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May 2021

Virtual Event: Race Matters – How to Talk Effectively About Race and Trauma with Dr. Kenneth Hardy, PH.D. – Day 1 & 2

May 13 @ 8:45 am - May 14 @ 5:30 pm
Platform: CAVA Zoom, VA United States

Counseling Alliance of Virginia (CAVA) and area mental health providers have been committed to addressing racial trauma that occurs daily in our communities, to include 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 Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation…

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June 2021

Virtual Event: Race Matters: Conducting Cross-Racial Conversations with Dr. Kenneth Hardy, PH.D. – Day 3 & 4

June 28 @ 8:45 am - June 29 @ 5:30 pm
Platform: CAVA Zoom, VA United States + Google Map

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 our lives, progressive and meaningful conversations about it remain somewhere between difficult and impossible. Our efforts to talk about race openly and effectively are often characterized by avoidance, discomfort and awkwardness. Clinicians and other human services workers are often relied upon to navigate many of these difficult conversations and often without the requisite tools…

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