The primary goal of this proposed training project is to enhance community health organizations' ability to better address the needs of the largest historical Black communities in Miami (Liberty City, Overtown, Little Haiti, and Coconut Grove). Over eight meeting sessions (4 in person, 4 virtual), participants will be introduced to the ways socio-historical experiences and cultural norms continue to inform the wellbeing, service engagement and perceptions of service providers. Sessions will build upon one another, with a final workshop focused on developing a concrete dissemination product that draws from the skills and knowledge gained  sessions (e.g. linguistically and contextually relevant infographic, Public Service Announcement, Commitment to Clients statement)

Cultural Humility & Competencies
Workshops for
Collaborating Educators, Clinicians & Researchers.

A key part of this is the ongoing focus on empowerment and capacity building of community organizations. Capacity building enables nonprofit organizations and their leaders to develop competencies and skills that can make them more effective and sustainable, thus increasing their potential to enrich lives and solve society's most intractable problems.

Community & Culture

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Ethical and Empathetic Practices in  Community Engaged Activities 

Cultural awareness and sensitive are essential to for implementing successful client-centered care in Miami's Black communities. This workshop builds on the knowledge gained in the previous session s by now focusing on developing skills to interrupt bias in a education, clinical and healthcare settings. We will introduce skills and practices enhance attendees ability to center cultural humility in when working with Black clients  and their communities. 
 

TARGET AUDIENCE:
Clinicians & Practitioners, Community Organizations, Health Educators, Researchers

In Person & Virtual

9 hours   
CE Credits from Florida XXXXX

Certification of Completion

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Black Miami 101: Tour of Community Spaces from a Public Health Lens

Miami's Overtown was the epicenter of thriving Black wealth, culture, arts, and businesses. The historic Overtown neighborhood was known as both the Black Wall Street of Miami and Harlem of the South. This guided tour provides an introduction to Miami's African American, Haitian, and Caribbean communities within their specific neighborhood contexts/ Its implications for gaining cultural humility lens and application to our positionally in service provider roles will be discussed.

TARGET AUDIENCE:
Clinicians & Practitioners, Community Organizations, Health Educators, Researchers

In Person

6 hours   
CE Credits from Florida XXXXX

Certification of Completion

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Socio Historic Impacts on Social Determinants of Health

“It is the roots which give a tree strength, not its branches.” It is important to understand the complex historical experiences and development of the diverse communities in Miami. The political, social and economic history of Miami's diverse demographically defined  communities will be discussed in the context of current social and health inequities. Its implications for gaining cultural humility lens and application to our positionally in service provider roles will be discussed

TARGET AUDIENCE:
Clinicians & Practitioners, Community Organizations, Health Educators, Researchers

In Person

6 hours   
CE Credits from Florida XXXXX

Certification of Completion

Mental & Physical Health

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Addressing Black Men's Grief & Trauma: The BRuH Approach to Therapy 

African American/ Black men often experience unique racialized traumatic grief and loss that many providers have not had the opportunity to gain relevant skills to address. This training workshop introduces a culturally congruent, anti-oppressive and antiracist therapeutic approach for promoting healing among members of this population who are receiving psychotherapy and other related counseling services. 

 

TARGET AUDIENCE:
Clinicians & Practitioners, Community Organizations, Health Educators, Researchers

In Person & Virtual

9 hours   
CE Credits from Florida XXXXX

Certification of Completion

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Cognitive and Behavioral Therapies Workshop

Given the increases in mental health stressors, it is critical that providers have foundational knowledge, skills and competence in cognitive and behavioral therapies (CBT)This training will deepen and build mental health professionals and students CBT skills. The sessions provide  comprehensive training for all experience levels - whether beginner or advanced - in evidence-based techniques and strategies for mental health professionals. 

 

TARGET AUDIENCE:
Clinicians & Practitioners, Community Organizations, Health Educators, Researchers

In Person & Virtual

9 hours   
CE Credits from Florida XXXXX

Certification of Completion

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Perceptions about Mental Health and Wellness in Resource Limited Contexts

Understanding the ways in which health- mental, physical, social, and emotional- is defined across Miami's diverse resource limited communities will improve providers' ability to provide effective and connective health services. This workshop provides identifies appropriate language, knowledge, and needs from community perspectives. 

TARGET AUDIENCE:
Clinicians & Practitioners, Community Organizations, Health Educators, Researchers

In Person & Virtual

3 hours   
CE Credits from Florida XXXXX

Certification of Completion

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Abuse & Violence

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Addressing Child Abuse in Resource Limited Communities

As a field, we are fond of saying that child abuse and neglect cross all economic strata, but we know that it is not reported or handled equally or proportionally across all strata. This workshop will provide the required foundational skills for addressing child abuse, including XXXX. It will also integrate contextually relevant tool for doing this.

TARGET AUDIENCE:
Clinicians & Practitioners, Community Organizations, Health Educators, Researchers

In Person & Virtual

3 hours   
CE Credits from Florida XXXXX

Certification of Completion

 

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Sexualization of Black Girls: Implications for mental & physical well being

The sexualization of Black girls- the practice of excessively sexualizing individuals- in the media, our communities and private spaces has been found to have both long and short term impacts on their well being. Being able to identify and address these realities requires critical skills. This workshop provides attendees with tools and skills for initiating parent-child conversations and for group facilitation practices.

TARGET AUDIENCE:
Clinicians & Practitioners, Community Organizations, Health Educators, Researchers

In Person & Virtual

3 hours   
CE Credits from Florida XXXXX

Certification of Completion

 

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Black Women Negotiating Intimate Partner Violence: Silence and Safety

Multilayered systematic issues influence why Black women report intimate partner violence (IPV) victimization 2.5 time more often than white women. XXXXX XXXXXX XXXXXX XXXXXXXXX XXXXX XXXXXX XXXXX XXXXXXThis workshop provides attendees with tools and skills for working with clients and for group facilitation practices.

TARGET AUDIENCE:
Clinicians & Practitioners, Community Organizations, Health Educators, Researchers

In Person & Virtual

3 hours   
CE Credits from Florida XXXXX

Certification of Completion

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Supporting Parental Discussions about Teen Dating VIolence

Adolescents are forming intimate relationships that set the stage for future partnership experiences. Given that 1 in 5 high schoolers experience dating violence, it is critical parents have the skills to help their children understand what a healthy relationship feels and looks like. This workshop provides attendees with tools and skills for initiating parent-child conversations and for group facilitation practices.

TARGET AUDIENCE:
Clinicians & Practitioners, Community Organizations, Health Educators, Researchers

In Person & Virtual

3 hours   
CE Credits from Florida XXXXX

Certification of Completion

 

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Nonconsensual Pornography & BIPOC Communities: Implications & Outcomes

Nonconsensual pornography- sexually explicit images of someone shared without their consent- can lead to social anxiety and isolation, and harm their relationships with partners, friends, and family. It affects individuals across the lifespan and with diverse identities. This workshop will provide the required foundational skills for supporting clients who have been victimized, including XXXXXX

TARGET AUDIENCE:
Clinicians & Practitioners, Community Organizations, Health Educators, Researchers

In Person & Virtual

3 hours   
CE Credits from Florida XXXXX

Certification of Completion

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