Full course description
At the end of this course, participants will have gained a wider perspective and basic knowledge of race related issues. The course reflects on the historical roots of racism and how racism is experienced in current times. By gaining a wider perspective and better understanding of Race, participants will be better able to advocate for students, create more equitable learning environments and support building staff in identifying the needs and challenges of all students.
- Lead Learners (Facilitators): Nichole Flores, Michelle Bryan, and Aaron Ragon
- Credit(s) and Type: 20 Hours Relicensure
- Counselors participating in the Equity and Diversity Action Committee
- Beginning of course: January 18, 2021
- End of Course (if applicable): March 26, 2021
- Virtual Face to Face Meetings:
- January 27, 2021 @ 4:30
- February 10, 2021 @ 4:30
- February 24, 2021 @ 4:30
- March 10, 2021 @ 4:30
Here are the outcomes for the course (what participants will walk away with from the course).
- Participates will gain understanding about the scope of racism and how goes beyond obvious offenses. With this knowledge, participants will be empowered to have richer conversations of race and racism.
- Reflect upon how race and racism affect us in our professional lives as counselors and how we can work to improve understanding and outcomes in our professional settings.
- Gain deeper knowledge of of how race and racism affect us personally. Be given an opportunity to reflect, question and share in a safe environment.