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Walking the Talk: Practicing Restorative Justice and Anti-Racism
The Center for Practice Transformation and the University of Minnesota’s School of Social Work and Continuing Education Series is proud to co-host this Special Webinar Series. In this session, Sheryl Wilson, restorative justice practitioner and trainer, will discuss how…
Shifting the Mental Health Paradigm to a Mind Body Healing Practice
This presentation focuses on the current mental health structure in Western society and how it affects Native people. Native people have a long history and experience of historical/inter-generational trauma within the United States. Native peoples’ history and relationship with…
Recovery from White Conditioning: Building Anti-Racist Practice and Community
The Center for Practice Transformation and the University of Minnesota’s School of Social Work and Continuing Education Series is proud to co-host this Special Webinar Series. The Model of Recovery from White Conditioning, a derivative work based on the…
Partnering With Tribal Communities to Promote Well-Being and Decrease Opioid Overdose Deaths
Partnering with Tribal Communities PPT The opioid crisis is a current threat to American Indian health, yet American Indian tribal nations are resilient and determined. In Minnesota, American Indians have five to six times the opioid overdose death rate of other groups—the largest such disparity in the United…
An Indigenous Perspective of Co-Occurring Disorders
We will discuss a re-framing of mental health and substance use based on culturally-specific work in the American Indian community, including how historical trauma is a precipitating event, and how DSM diagnostic codes fall short of accurately describing conditions. We will focus on the indigenous view of health as holistic, and cultural teachings for healing and resilience that can be used for any client population.
Depression and Substance Use
Dr. Wilson provides an overview of depression and substance use in adolescence and adulthood, including issues of prevalence, risk factors, comorbidity, and familial transmission.
Helping Caregivers of Aging Loved Ones Find Support
Join U of M faculty Drs. Liz Lightfoot and Rajean Moone who will share their stories and provide helpful tips and supports for family and friend caregivers caring for an aging parent either in a long term care facility or in the community.
Supporting Addiction Recovery During Covid-19: What You Need to Know Now
Dr. Krentzman will talk about the wide range of recovery resources currently available including zoom 12-step meetings, alternatives to 12 step meetings, recovery coaching, hot lines, resources for families, and the wide ranging and diverse solutions people in recovery have found to support each other.