For Equity & Justice in Foster Care
Speakers: Macheo Payne and Rhea Boyd
Dr. Rhea Boyd, MD, MPH is a pediatrician, public health advocate, and scholar who writes and teaches on the relationship between structural racism, inequity, and health.
Dr. Macheo Payne, Ed.D., is a social worker and educator working in the Bay Area and is on the faculty of the MSW department at California State University East Bay.
The panelists will each present different perspectives on how structural racism is reflected in the design and operation of the foster care and Medicaid-funded mental health systems, and the implications for treating young people in clinical settings. AHW leadership will facilitate dialogue focused on recommendations for mental health professionals serving individuals and families of color.
- To increase knowledge of how structural racism shapes young peoples' experience in the community and in the foster care and mental health systems.
- To explore how therapists in private practice might utilize this knowledge to better support their clients and participate in systems change efforts.
These events are free, and registration is available up until 24 hours prior to the start of the event. There is no penalty for cancellations. Content level is suitable for working mental health professionals with advanced degrees. There will be no breaks during the programs.
Live courses are interactive and recorded courses are non-interactive. In order to complete and receive credit for live courses, attendees must remain for the duration of each event and complete the course evaluation directly following each event. A link to the evaluation will be shared in the Zoom chat box during the live webinar. To earn home-study credits for recorded webinars, viewers must watch each course and complete the evaluation and posttest for each course. Viewers have 3 chances to pass the posttest with a score of 75% or higher. Once the evaluations or the evaluations and postttests are completed, we will generate and issue certificates via email within one week of completion.
Credit is calculated by the hours of the event (1 hour = 1 credit, 2 hours = 2 credits, etc.). The time it takes to complete the course evaluation and/or the posttest does not count toward CE credits.
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