January 30th, 2021 Training
THERAPY AND JUSTICE: UNPACKING WESTERN BIAS AND EXPANDING HEALING
When: Saturday, January 30, 2021
Time: 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Where: via Zoom! All registrants will be emailed information about how to join the training prior to date/time of training.
Cost: This training will be provided free of charge.
Description: We will watch a presentation given in the summer of 2020 via Zoom by Robin Chancer, LCSW (with permission from Robin and The Program for Torture Victims in Los Angeles. Viewing of the presentation will be followed by a clinical conversation (45 minutes long) about the following:
- What is the impact of our training on how we see the world?
- What are some of the limitations and strengths of our training
- What biases have been introduced to us through our training?
We will also discuss the worldviews inherent in theories, how western white biases have influenced our thinking and therapeutic approaches, and how we might expand our worldview given the inherent limitations therein.
Facilitators: ISCSW Acting President Charles Pohl LCSW,CGP and Eunice Stallman MD, a chief resident in psychiatry from the University of Washington at the Boise VA Medical Center.