This comprehensive course on Black Mental Health aims to provide a thorough understanding of the unique challenges faced by Black individuals and communities in the context of mental health. It examines the historical, socio-cultural, and systemic factors that contribute to disparities in mental health outcomes, explores the impact of racial trauma, and offers strategies for culturally sensitive assessment and intervention. The course also emphasizes the importance of promoting resilience and empowerment within the Black community.
- Understand the historical and sociopolitical factors influencing Black mental health.
- Recognize the impact of racial trauma and microaggressions on the psychological well-being of Black individuals.
- Identify cultural considerations and biases in the assessment and diagnosis of mental health disorders among Black populations.
- Explore the intersectionality of race, gender, and sexuality in the Black community’s mental health experiences.
- Learn about evidence-based therapeutic approaches and interventions that are culturally responsive and relevant.
- Foster an understanding of the strengths, resilience, and protective factors within the Black community.
- Promote awareness of self-care strategies for mental health professionals working with Black clients.
11 Topics on 15 weeks
HomeWork 1 is 10% after 2 weeks
Intra is 25% after 4 weeks
2nd Homework is 20% after 8 weeks
Quiz 10% after 10 weeks
Final 35% after 14 weeks