Special Events

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In celebration of Black History Month, Welcome 2 Reality, LLC is proud to announce a modified version of the Dear Black Male series. This multiple session series has been condensed into one, 2-hour presentation that will take place on February 16, 2022 from 5:30pm-7:30pm.  

 

The following areas will be covered:     

 

  • Historical timeline of systemic oppression and racism in America  

  • Impact of mass incarceration and how it impacts the family dynamics  

  • Stereotypes within media that influence actions and behaviors  

  • Challenges within systems regarding engagement with People of Color  

  • Factors that contribute to resistance to trusting therapist, state agencies and community providers  

 

This version of the Dear Black Male series is being offered in this way is to pay tribute to those who came before us who laid the foundation for fair and equitable treatment for People of Color. We will also share resources for those working with Men of Color who may be experiencing challenges in real time, and provide strategies to ensure that support and the resources to do so are available for daily practice in the future.  Eligible participants (clinicians, therapist, licensed social workers, etc.) can also receive 2 CEC credits at no cost

  

See attached for more information regarding these two events, and we ask that you please share this information with your peers, friends, and colleagues.  

 

Below you will find a YouTube link that provides an overview of the Dear Black Male series. 

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UBpHBoUex5k

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Welcome 2 Reality, LLC will also be facilitating a follow up panel discussion on Dear Black Male on February 24, 2022 from 5:00pm-6:30pm in collaboration with The CT Commission on Women, Children, Seniors, Equity & Opportunity.  Both events will be available to the general public at No Cost, on Zoom and Facebook Live.

 

The following areas will be covered:     

 

  • Historical timeline of systemic oppression and racism in America  

  • Impact of mass incarceration and how it impacts the family dynamics  

  • Stereotypes within media that influence actions and behaviors  

  • Challenges within systems regarding engagement with People of Color  

  • Factors that contribute to resistance to trusting therapist, state agencies and community providers  

 

This version of the Dear Black Male series is being offered in this way is to pay tribute to those who came before us who laid the foundation for fair and equitable treatment for People of Color. We will also share resources for those working with Men of Color who may be experiencing challenges in real time, and provide strategies to ensure that support and the resources to do so are available for daily practice in the future.  Eligible participants (clinicians, therapist, licensed social workers, etc.) can also receive 2 CEC credits at no cost

  

See attached for more information regarding these two events, and we ask that you please share this information with your peers, friends, and colleagues.  

 

Below you will find a YouTube link that provides an overview of the Dear Black Male series. 

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UBpHBoUex5k