Episode 3 of Tools For Anti-Racist Teaching: Mental Health--Centering Our Learners

Please register online. TLC Credit: Traditional, SEL. Asynchronous

Systemic racism has a destructive and direct impact on mental health and identity development. This conversation will center learners, focusing on the importance of our role as educators and how what we teach affirms or invalidates identities of learners and people in our world. We will consider the impact on the past, immediate, and future mental health of our students, and explore how systemic racism undermines our own mental health and impacts our teaching practice.

We will be joined by: Dr. Dawn X. Henderson, Director of Research, Village of Wisdom, Co-Director of the Collective Health and Education Equity Research Collaborative and Marcy Melvin, LPC, Deputy Director The Hackett Center for Mental Health.

To earn credit for this module, please respond to the prompt below and email your responses to tlc@uiowa.edu by November 28, 2021.​ Use the title of the module in your email subject line.

Name one thing that you learned from this webinar that you plan to implement in your future practice. How, When, and Why?

Sunday, November 28, 2021 11:30pm to 11:45pm
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