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Objectives for this presentation include:
Describe and apply strategies that facilitate trust and outreach with marginalized youth and families both in cases of socially sanctioned (e.g., health-related deaths) and disenfranchising death loss, trauma, and grief (e.g., homicide, deaths related to drug overdose) encounters.
9:00-10:20 Introductions - Establishment of Shared Language (e.g., suffocated grief) around Social Justice Issues in Loss and Coping
10:20 - 10:30 BREAK
10:30 - 11:25 Uncovering the Contexts of Loss for Marginalized Youth and Families (developmental,educational, social, geographic) with attention to the Covid-19 Pandemic and Social Unrest around Systemic Inequities
11:25 - 11:30 Brief BREAK
11:30 - 12:15 Awareness and Social Action in Enfranchising Grief Culturally Conscientious Strategies for "In"-Reach (individual level, systemic level) and Outreach with Marginalized Youth and Families
**The presentation will be interactive and include opportunities for reflective activities (self-reflection, organization reflection) and questions throughout the time together.
Chesapeake Life Center is authorized by the Board of Social Work Examiners in Maryland to sponsor social work continuing education learning activities and maintains full responsibility for this program. This training qualifies for 3.0 Category 1 continuing education units.
The Maryland Board of Professional Counselors & Therapists certifies that this program meets the criteria for 3.0 credit hours of Category A continuing education for Counselors and Therapists in Maryland.
|Supporting Bereavement Among Marginalized Youth - PowerPoint Slides (1.4 MB)||Available after Purchase|
|Chapter 1 - Social Justice Conceptualizations in Grief and Loss (1.2 MB)||Available after Purchase|
|Disenfranchisement and Ambiguity in the Face of Loss - The Suffocated Grief of Sexual Assault Survivors Bordere-2017-Family_Relations (149.9 KB)||Available after Purchase|
Tashel C. Bordere, PhD, CT is an assistant professor of Human Development and Family Science and State Specialist at the University of Missouri-Columbia. She serves on the Board of the Association for Death Education and Counseling (ADEC), Board of the National Alliance for Grieving Children (NAGC), and Advisory Council of the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS). Dr. Bordere is a former Forward Promise Fellow (Robert Wood Johnson Foundation) and received the Ronald K. Barrett National Award (ADEC) for her research on bereaved Black youth. Her research, publications, and trainings focus on cultural trauma, Black youth and family bereavement, suffocated grief (a term she coined), and coping. She has a co-edited/co-written book - Handbook of Social Justice in Loss and Grief (Routledge).
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