Conversations with Changemakers: Racial Trauma in Therapy


About the event

This workshop will provide clinical guidance and an overview of relevant cultural factors for African Americans and other stigmatized minority groups, with an emphasis on addressing race-based trauma. Dr. Williams will discuss the various facets of race-based trauma, including the experience of historical, cultural, community, and individual trauma, and how these may or may not fit into a DSM-5 framework. Constructs that perpetuate race-based trauma will also be reviewed, including white privilege, stereotypes, discrimination, and racism in its various forms. The presentation will also describe various measures clinicians can utilize to assess race-based trauma and other sociocultural constructs, such as ethnic identity, religious coping, and discriminatory experiences. The workshop will include case studies/examples and opportunities will be provided for participants to ask questions and discuss their own cases.

Meet the speaker

Williams Monica

​Monnica Williams, Ph.D.

Monnica Williams, Ph.D. is licensed clinical psychologist, Director of the Center for Mental Health Disparities, and an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at the University of Louisville. She is also the Clinical Director of the Behavioral Wellness Clinic, LLC, in Louisville, Kentucky.

Please note: Lunch will not be provided, but time will be given to dine out or you can bring your own meal.



Coming Up

2017-04-28 2:00 PM 2017-04-28 8:00 PM America/Chicago Conversations with Changemakers: Racial Trauma in Therapy Momentous Institute

106 East 10th Street, Dallas, TX 75203

Event Details

  • Audience: mental health professionals & educators
  • Attendance Hours Provided: 5.00 hours
  • Event Time:

    9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

  • Individual: $100
  • Group: $70 (group of 4+)
  • Student: $50