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Racial Trauma in a 'Post-Racial' America: The Impact of Racism on Mental Health

Meeting Date(s):Friday, November 17, 2017
Instructor:Kara Tumminello
Contact Hours:1
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Adjunct faculty currently under contract will be compensated $35/contact hour up to a maximum of 11 contact hours for the academic year (fall and spring semesters combined; no summer stipends). Please note that there are some TLETC classes that are not offered for faculty credit.

Description:This session covers different types of trauma one can experience, including generational trauma, types of stress responses, and how these experiences can impact those of diverse backgrounds. It presents information to help better understand what students (and other staff and faculty) may experience in a variety of situations, helping us become more mindful, inclusive, and better able to provide support to those experiencing certain types of trauma.