Full course description
Date: Tuesday, June 7th, 2022
Time: 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Zoom. (The link will be emailed to you the day before the event. If you do not receive an email, once you register for the course, visit the Canvas page for the link. You will not be able to access this page until you register.)
Who is this webinar for? All staff and faculty.
Please note that this workshop is for individuals who identify as Indigenous, Black, or people of colour only.
This workshop will define race-based trauma and grief and provide tools and strategies to heal forward in life and in our communities.
- Understand how racial trauma and stress affects mental wellness.
- Learn how race-based stress and grief impacts individuals in their communities and workplaces.
- Understand how mental health stigma presents itself in IBPOC communities.
- Learn tools to cope with the impacts of racial trauma and stress.
*ASL interpretation will be available for this event.
About Your Facilitator:
Meghan Watson is a Registered Psychotherapist and the founder and owner of Bloom Psychology & Wellness, a therapy practice based in Toronto. In her everyday work, Meghan focuses on education and support for people experiencing struggles with understanding their emotions, managing everyday stress, and establishing healthy relationships.
Meghan received her Masters (M.A.) in Mental Health Counselling and Behavioural Medicine at Boston University School of Medicine, and has worked in a number of diverse clinical settings. She has worked as a therapist in both Canada and the U.S., and is experienced in the fields of eating disorders, LGBT2SQ and gender affirming health care, substance use and behavioural addictions, complex trauma, mood disorders and anxiety disorders.
Keywords: OE, VRPTGY, VRRNSE, WG