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Riding the Wave: Bias to Equity - Supporting Black Survivors by Exploring Race, Culture, and Bias
Recorded on February 22, 2022
On Demand Education
Free
1.5 CE Hours
General, Cultural Competency
Access Virtually
Presented by
Victoria Reaves
Speaker Bio
Education Description

This webinar will explore intimate partner violence and its impact on Black women and girls. Multiple forms of oppression, bias, and violence shape how Black women are perceived, positioned and treated by advocates, service organizations, and when navigating various systems. Participants will discuss and deconstruct harmful narratives about Black women and girls and will together envision strategies to support survivors and influence healthy and safe communities.

Target Audience
  • Counselors
  • Addiction Counselors
  • Social Workers
  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Psychologists
Educational Goal

Participants will gain competency in working with Black women and girls who have experienced violence.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify 3 intersections of race, class, gender, and socio-economic inequities evident in Black women’s lives
  2. Explain 2 impacts of implicit bias and microaggressions in service provision and practice
  3. Define trauma-informed care
  4. Demonstrate 2 strategies that shift power and center survivors, while uplifting survivors’ various cultures and identities
CE Details
Introductory
General
Cultural Competency

Course meets the qualifications for hours of continuing education credit for LPCCs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. TPN.health is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LPCCs. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

Trusted Provider Network, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. #MHC-0220.

This course has been approved by TPN.health, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #198061, TPN.health is responsible for all aspects of the programming. Counselor Skill Group: Legal, Ethical and Professional Development.

TPN.health, #1766, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 03/31/2022 – 03/31/2025. Social workers completing this course receive 1.5 continuing education credits. ASWB ACE credit is not available in NY and NJ.

Course meets the qualifications for hours of continuing education credit for LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. TPN.health is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LCSWs. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

Trusted Provider Network, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0654.

Course meets the qualifications for hours of continuing education credit for LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. TPN.health is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

Trusted Provider Network, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed marriage and family therapists #MFT-0097.

TPN.health is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

CE Policy
TPN.health and this educator have no conflicts of interest and have not received any commercial support for this program or its contents.
Victoria Reaves

Victoria Reaves (she, her, hers) serves Ujima, Inc.: The National Center on Violence Against Women in the Black Community as the Program Specialist. She is primarily responsible for providing national training and technical assistance to service providers and the community-at-large, that center the needs, voices, intersections, and realities of Black women and girls.

Before joining Ujima, Inc, she served as a family violence services coordinator for the Texas Council on Family Violence, providing technical assistance and responding to regional and statewide program needs through resource development and signature training. She was also responsible for auditing and assessing Batterer Intervention Programs for compliance and offender accountability. Through these findings, she organized Tools for Transformation, the agency’s largest batterer intervention and prevention conference where power, privilege, and oppression were highlighted to address how societal systems influence violence against women.

Victoria is dedicated to educating the community on Black women’s experience with violence and the intersections of abuse and racism. She completed her undergraduate studies at Bowie State University in Sociology. She is a mother to a beautiful daughter and enjoys spending time with family, traveling, and shopping.

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