The Unmasking White Supremacy in Mental Health Certificate is a training for mental and medical healthcare providers and administrators providing recommendations for individuals to do anti-racism work within their department, organization, and institution.
Diversity is not the solution to every problem. We have extensive experience with establishing committees, policies and commitments that have led to "woke culture" with minimal return. To observe the change necessary to transform practice, instead individuals and entities should acknowledge systemic, institutional and residual effects of racism and white supremacy embedded in our country and our mental health system.
Cummings Graduate Institute for Behavioral Health Studies (CGI) in partnership with Just Solutions proudly offer this continuing education certificate.
The Unmasking White Supremacy in Mental Health Certificate is available as an online, on-demand training, and includes 2 parts.
Part 1: Why Are We Here?
- Establish a shared understanding of core concepts related to racism and white supremacy
- Review the history and foundation of anti-Black racism in mental health
- Identify the characteristics of white supremacy within mental health organizations
Learn more about Part 1: click here.
Part 2: What Can We Do?
- Establish a shared understanding of core concepts related to anti-racism and social justice principles
- Develop tools to identify how white supremacy culture may be operating within behavioral health organizations
- Recognize our role in disrupting racism and white supremacy in our institutions
Learn more about Part 2: click here.
This certificate is designed for:
- Mental health providers and practitioners
- Medical healthcare providers and practitioners
- Mental Health Administrators
- Medical Administrators
CE Credit Approvals:
- Two (2) hours of CE credit, provided by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program.
- Two (2) hours of CE credit provided by the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC).
Cost: $40 USD
About the Facilitator, Dr. James Bell III
“When we have a better understanding of ourselves and our communities, we are in a better position to champion the change necessary to provide optimal care. You can’t do that without committing to building your own cultural competency in this work” - Dr. James Bell III, DSW
Both webinars are designed and facilitated by Dr. James Bell III, the principal founder of Just Solutions LLC, which produces the Equity Matters Podcast, and the Social Justice Academy. Dr. Bell has developed a practice and research trajectory in health disparities and inequities, emphasizing the policy context and health outcomes of African Americans. He earned his bachelor’s in psychology and Master of Social Work from Michigan State University and Doctor of Social Work degree from the University of Southern California with a focus on the intersection of race, racism, and health. Dr. Bell has been recognized as a thought leader in the areas of health inequities and disparities, social justice, and social innovation and has presented broadly on these topics. His passion for this work is evident in his personal, academic and professional life.
Continuing Education Accreditation
Cummings Graduate Institute for Behavioral Health Studies (CGI) is approved by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) and the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) as an accredited provider to offer CE credits for live and on-demand continuing education webinars, courses, and programs. All continuing education programs at CGI that qualify for ASWB or NBCC credit are clearly indicated on CGI’s continuing education website and any program that does not qualify for ASWB or NBCC credit will be distinctly stated if it is not available for ASWB or NBCC credit. Continuing education credit updates are presently in progress and will be updated on each offering’s listing on CGI’s continuing education website.
Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB)
Cummings Graduate Institute for Behavioral Health Studies [#1796], 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. Cummings Graduate Institute for Behavioral Health Studies maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: [1/27/2022 - 1/27/2023]. Social workers completing this course receive [two] hours of [CE] continuing education credit.
National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)
Cummings Graduate Institute for Behavioral Health Studies has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 7174. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Cummings Graduate Institute for Behavioral Health Studies is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.
About Continuing Education at CGI
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