NOTE: The presenter has requested NOT to have this workshop recorded and will not have handouts available.
The Theory of Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome suggest that centuries of slavery followed by systemic racism and oppression have resulted in multigenerational adaptive behaviors - some of which have been positive and reflective of resilience, and other that are detrimental and destructive. In brief, Dr DeGruy will present facts, statistics and documents that illustrate how varying levels of both clinically induced and socially learned veridical stress related issues were passed along through generations as a result of slavery."
By the end of this program, participants will be able to:
- List three strategies to enhance empowerment for African American populations at risk, and ways to promote social justice.
- Identify three concepts of the Philosophical Aspect of Cultural Difference as a basis for better understanding how African American individuals and families function within their social/cultural environments.
- Create a plan on how to involve community residents in strategies aimed at policy and organizational change.
- Explain the role that social learning theory and learned helplessness has played in the adaptive behaviors of African Americans.
- List 3 ways to promote self-efficacy.