A SAMHSA Sponsored Webinar: Healing the Wounds of Racial Stress and Trauma in Racially and Ethnically Diverse Communities Facing Serious Mental Illnesses and Serious Emotional Disturbances – Session Three

Jun 24th, 2022
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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During this session, participants will explore four levels of racism: interpersonal racism, internalized racism, institutional, and systemic racism in Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC). Participants will discuss historical trauma, biases, and systemic inequities as contributing factors to intergenerational trauma, racial stress and trauma, and community trauma. Healing-centered strategies to address racial stress and trauma and community trauma will be emphasized.

Participants will be able to:

  1. Describe the four types of racism;
  2. Discuss the impacts of racial stress and trauma; and
  3. Identify healing-centered strategies to mitigate racial stress and trauma and promote anti-racism.


  • Selena Webster-Bass, MPH, DMin, Founder/CEO, Voices Institute, LLC
  • Rachel Gaiter, MBA, MS, PhD (c)
Jun 24th, 2022