Saturday, November 7, 2020 at 8:30 AM EST
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Christopher Straley and Karen Eberwein 

Mid-Atlantic Group Psychotherapy Society

 Let's Face Fact(or)s: Navigating Race in Groups Through Re-examining Therapeutic Factors.

Guest Presenter: Aziza Belcher Platt, Ph.D. 


Mid-Atlantic Group Psychotherapy Society 2020 Fall Conference 

Learning Objectivies

- Identify relevant ethical codes associated with addressing systemic oppression and creating inclusive and culturally responsive therapeutic encounters

- Analyze race and racism in individual and societal systems and extrapolate that to group therapy

- Identify the trajectories and outcomes of racial-cultural events in groups

-Use an understanding of the therapeutic factors to illuminate, facilitate, and resolve racial-cultural events within groups

- Apply a broad range of skills, strategies, and innovative practices to incorporate principles of social justice into their group work

- Identify performance and social anxiety, and methods to address it

- Demonstrate increased self-knowledge and awareness of practitioner anxiety and coping mechanisms, and how these constructs may impact work with patients