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Eating Disorder Risks and Strategies during the COVID-19 Pandemic


This workshop will apply an intersectional lens to the factors that increase vulnerability to binge and overeating, and the disparate risk and effects across race, class, gender, and ethnicity. Drawing from their intervention research, the …


Parenting a Child of Color on the Autism Spectrum


In this highly personal narrative, the presenter, a mother of a child with autism and a licensed clinical social worker, describes her own journey of adjustment to the reality of her child’s autism.   About …


Living Ethics: A Cross-Cultural Perspective


This workshop focuses on ways to help clinicians engage ethically in a process towards understanding the context of diverse clients and their needs, while also critically exploring one’s own biases. About the Presenter: Karon F. …


Moving Beyond the ACE Score: Assessing Adversity in Diverse Populations

Tate-Turner-Kuralt Building, Auditorium 325 Pittsboro Street, Chapel Hill, NC

This workshop introduces a variety of tools for assessing childhood adversity, including historical and intergenerational trauma, and ways that cultural factors can be used to promote resilience and mediate the impact of adversity. (2 CEs) …

Q&A and Discussion on How to Practice Antiracism in Session


In this unique session based a on previous training, participants will have the opportunity to interact with Dr. Williams and ask the “tough” questions about the presence of microaggressions in therapy and steps and skills …