• February 5, 2021

White/Black: Part 2 – The Descendants of the Crack Epidemic

 White-Black Part 2- Descendants of the Crack Epidemic PPT In part two of our series, we further explore…

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  • August 17, 2020

White/Black Part 1: A Tale of Two Opioid Epidemics

Black-White, A Tale of Two Opioid Epidemics PPT As the more publicized institutionally racist and oppressive practices like police brutality, poverty, and the racial wealth gap continue to…

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  • April 28, 2020

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. 

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  • December 5, 2019

An Indigenous Approach to Healing Traumatic Stress in Indian Communities

This session, based on research, will help the participant understand the importance of utilizing culture appropriately when working with clients from tribal/Native American communities in terms of addiction treatment…

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