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From Birth To Trauma: The Impact of Race in Treatment and Assessment
From Birth To Trauma: The Impact of Race in Treatment and Assessment

Fri, May 24


Virtual Training

From Birth To Trauma: The Impact of Race in Treatment and Assessment

Recognize the impact of racial trauma and address the effects of individual and systemic bias in mental health services across the lifespan.

Time & Location

May 24, 2024, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM EDT

Virtual Training

About the event

Dr. Linda Fleming McGhee is a licensed clinical psychologist who speaks and writes nationally on race, education, trauma, and self-healing. She received her Psy.D. from George Washington University following a career as an attorney. Dr. McGhee is the President-Elect of the Assessment Section of Division 12 for the APA, and Former President of the Maryland Psychological Association. McGhee currently teaches in the forensic psychology master’s program at George Washington.  She was formerly on the clinical faculty at the Washington School of Psychiatry, and the professional psychology programs at George Washington and the Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Dr. McGhee is a mental health expert for the Steve Fund, an organization devoted to mental health for college students of color.  She is a contributor to the Son Rise Project, a podcast that provides a support network for parents. McGhee is a founding member of the Multicultural Assessment Conference.


1) Outline the developmental formation of racial trauma from race socialization and awareness to oppression and trauma. 

2) Identify racial trauma and the impact on the psyche and functioning of African Americans.

3) Analyze how the field of psychology often reflects the same biases demonstrated in other parts of society

4) Address bias in individuals and systems in the service of better mental health care.

Phoenix Wellness Services LLC is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Phoenix Wellness Services LLC maintains responsibility for this program and its content. This training is designed for an advanced professional audience, building upon a completed doctoral program in psychology. There is no commercial support for the CE program, presentation, or instructor. Trainings are in compliance with The Americans with Disabilities Act, and we commit to providing reasonable accommodations, once notified (via phone, email, or in person) by any participant at least two (2) weeks prior to the workshop/webinar.

We welcome ALL mental health providers, counselors, and community members to attend. Please contact/review your respective licensing board/governing guidelines to confirm requirements for earning continuing education credits.


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