Thursday, March 9, 2023 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST
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ZOOM - link will be sent out the week of the event

Professionals- $50

Students, Families, Caregivers- $35

Payment Options: Visa/Mastercard, PayPal, Cheque

Visa, Mastercard, PayPal: When confirming your registration, you will be taken to the PayPal website to process your payment details.

Cheques: Please make cheques out to VOCPRI, and mail to: VOCPRI c/o Michelle Langdon, 600 Sanatorium Rd, London, N6H 3W7, along with a printout of your e-mail confirmation.


Education & Learning Services, CPRI 
CPRI Education 

Sponsorship Statement

This program has received an educational grant and in-kind support from The Volunteer Organization of CPRI.


Integrating Critical Race and Anti-Colonial Theories:  An Anti-Racist Practice Approach with Children and Families from Equity Seeking Communities 

Presented by: Siham Elkassem, PhD(c), RSW and Andrea Murray-Lichtman, PhD(c), LCSW

In this workshop practitioners will learn how to integrate Critical Race and Anti-Colonial theories into practice and service provision for children and families from equity seeking communities. 

Learning Objectives:

1. Describe the historical and contemporary impact of racism, white supremacy and coloniality in developmental and mental health service provision for racialized people/children and families .

2. Explore health inequities and the subsequent ethical mandate to dismantle racism, white supremacy and coloniality in practice and service provision.

3. Examine and discuss the contemporary impact of racism, white supremacy and coloniality on the developmental and mental health of racialized people/ children and families from equity seeking communities.

4. Utilize and apply a Critical Race and Anti-Colonial approach to practice and service provision with racialized children and families seeking developmental and mental health services.

About Siham Elkassem:

Siham Elkassem, PhD(c), RSW, is an private practitioner and adjunct Professor in the Department of Social Work at Kings University College London, Ontario, Canada

About Andrea Murray-Litchman:

Andrea Murray-Lichtman, PhD(c), LCSW, is a Clinical Associate Professor at the  School of Social Work at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC

Target Audience: Allied health professionals, medical professionals, clinical case managers, frontline para-professionals, policy, management and administrative staff.