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Race Based Stress and Trauma: What the DSM-5 Does Not Tell You
Presenter: Marva M. Robinson, Psy.D.

More videos of unarmed black men and women dying in heinous ways have surfaced as a reminder of our longstanding history of oppression. Their deaths, serving as catalyst for having difficult conversations. Have you wanted to be a part of positive change, but not sure where to start? In this 2-hour presentations participants will learn what Race Based Stress and Trauma is, and how it impacts African Americans daily. Given the climate our country is in- being able to recognize the impact of this stressor on adults and children imperative. Educators, clinicians, social workers and those in-service positions would be ideal attendants. This is considered an advanced course.

Aug 21, 2020 03:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Marva Robinson, Psy.D.
NSU Alumna & Licensed Clinical Psychologist @Preston & Associates Psychology Firm, LLC
Dr. Marva Robinson is a licensed Clinical Psychologist practicing in St. Louis, Missouri. She completed her master’s and doctoral studies in Clinical Psychology at Nova Southeastern University where she graduated with a specialization in Forensics and a focus in Child, Adolescent and Family Psychology. Dr. Marva Robinson works as a Primary Care Mental Health Integration (PCMHI) – Psychologist at the North County CBOC, within the St. Louis VA. Dr. Robinson started her private practice Preston & Associates Psychology Firm, LLC in 2014 so she could have the freedom to reach families where they were during the Ferguson Protests. Through her private practice, she continues to offer workshops, clinical consultation, and lectures which focus on community trauma. She currently serves as the Midwestern Regional Representative for The Association of Black Psychologists. She also works with several local not-for-profit organizations addressing community trauma.