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Centerstone to host Structural and Systemic Racism presentation

Centerstone, a national leader in behavioral health care, will host “It’s Not About You: Structural and Systemic Racism” presentation on April 5 from 9-10:30 a.m. CT via Zoom. CEUs are available and there is no charge to attend.

Objectives of the training include:

  • Participants will be able to identify different types of racism
  • Participants will gain education regarding the subject of race creation
  • Participants will gain insight into the history of structural and systemic racism
  • Participants will gain an understanding of the current systems of structural and systemic racism
  • Participants will participate in a solution-minded discussion

The presenter of the training will be Jeremy Allen with Southern Illinois University – Carbondale (SIU-C). Allen is a Ph.D. candidate in Sociology at SIU-C who specializes in race. He has taught Sociology 108 Introduction to Sociology, 215 Race and Ethnic Relations in the U.S., and 303 Sociology of Deviance. He has academic training in stratification, race, criminology, research methods, and analysis. Additionally, Allen has decades of lived experience relating to his primary area of study.

This training has 1.5 hours of continuing education approved for IL LCPC / LPC, IL LCSW / LSW, and IL Nursing (LPN, RN, APN) under IDFPR Professional Counselor CE License No. 197.000263 and IDFPR Nurse CE Sponsor License No. 236.000184. An application has been made to IAODAPCA for 1.5 contact hours.

To register, visit Centerstone.org/events. For more information, contact Hannah Chapman with Centerstone’s Trauma, Treatment & Training (CT3) program, at Hannah.Chapman@Centerstone.org or David Mills with Centerstone’s Building Compassionate Communities (BCC) program at David.Mills@Centerstone.org.

This training is sponsored by Centerstone’s CT3 and BCC programs and Heritage Behavioral Health Center.

Other CT3/BCC training events in 2023 include:

  • April 5 – It’s Not About You: Structural and Systemic Racism
  • May 17 – Why Does His Back Look Like That?: The Trauma of Racism
  • June 14 – Stop Acting Like a Child: The School to Prison Pipeline
  • July 12 – Understanding the Structural Impact of Racism, Racial Trauma and Suicide Prevention

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