course »Understanding Internalized Oppression: Specifically for Black Professionals Working with System involved Youth and Families

Date: 12/2/2020, 9:00 am—11:00 am
County: Training Offerings
Sponsor: East Bay Agency for Children
Phone: 510-844-5370, Ext. 4135
Online Training

This course is for Black professionals working with system involved youth and families addressing Internalized Oppression. Internalized Oppression is a pervasive internalized racist structure replicated within the Black community as a direct result of institutional racist structures within society. The main points of the training are:
  • Provide space for the provider to identify three behaviors to shift to increase support to families challenged by internalized oppression,
  • Provide an overview of the importance of providers tracking their somatic responses to internalize oppression,
  • Identify how the provider’s internalized oppression and privileges effect conversations with youth and families.
The trainer will present videos, facilitate conversation, host break out reflections and conversation to illicit learning of impact of internalized racism within the self, community, economics, school and participants will discuss impact upon system involved client population of youth and families.