Live-Stream Option - Unpacking the 'ism' in Racism

Wednesday, July 26, 2023
The registration period has closed for this event.

9:00 AM-4:00 PM EST


This workshop is open to anyone. If you do not need Continuing Education Credits, there is a $18 discount. Please indicate during registration. 


Chyna Angelini, MSSW

Within the Kent School of Social Work Chyna currently works as a researcher for the Center for Family & Community Well-Being. Originally, she was a practicum student while receiving her Master of Science in Social work. At the center Chyna completes many tasks such as gathering sources and articles for content development, facilitating psychoeducational trainings, leading projects through connecting with partners and hosting booster sessions and managing the social media accounts of the center to stay connected with partners. A few of the trainings she has facilitated and led are transitioning back to in-person work, anti-racism work, mental health awareness, and trauma-informed care. Along with her MSSW Chyna also has a B. A. in psychology from the University of Kentucky where she was involved with multiple organizations on campus, worked as a student leader (RA) in a Residence hall, and a student researcher in a behavioral psychology lab for 2 years. Chyna continues her research work now with the center, and her quest for racial justice through working with the racial healing project.

Carol Frame, MSW, CSW

At the University of Louisville Kent School of Social Work, Carol is the program manager at the Center for Family and Community Wellbeing. She has experience overseeing federal grants focusing on a teen pregnancy prevention program and mental health first aid. She has developed and provided many training programs including mental health awareness, anti-racism, trauma informed care, racial trauma, and school-based trauma informed care. She is a trainer with the BLOCs program and provides three levels of trauma training through that program. She is also a senior consultant with the Racial Healing Project that assists groups, businesses, and organizations to identify, contextualize, and resolve inequitable outcomes that are rooted in shared history and based in race. Her work with the Metro United Way BLOCs program includes training youth professionals, assessing programs and coaching to ensure high quality youth serving programs in the Louisville area. Ms. Frame also collaborated to create a published program, Mind Matters, that focuses on trauma and interventions for healing. She presented on a national level at the Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Conference (2019), Ready by 21 Conference (2018), the National Association for Marriage and Relationship Conference (2016) and at National Association of Workforce Development Youth Symposium (2015). Throughout her career as a social worker, she served a wide variety of youth in many different settings and these experiences continue to inform her work. Carol earned a Master of Social Work from the University of Louisville.


Workshop Description

This is a skill-based training in which participants will engage in multiple intervention strategies to confront microaggressions, biases and paths for advocacy in the therapy room and beyond. This training will include discussions and activities for clinicians highlighting current and historical impacts of racism on all three levels institutional, cultural, and interpersonal. Content is appropriate for mental health professionals of all levels, including, but not limited to, MFTs, Social Workers, and psychologists, and includes the professional application of theories and techniques in the delivery of services to individuals, couples, families, and beyond.


  • To identify microaggressions, biases, and more to utilize different levels of micro intervention/resistance skills to safely confront and dismantle harmful interactions with individuals and families.
  • To understand the history of race in the United States and how systemic racism affects multiple social systems.
  • To engage with and advance different macro practice roles one might adopt to work toward dismantling racism within connected sectors.

Continuing Education

CEU : Hours - 6


Registration before June 24, 2023: $100.00

Registration after June 24, 2023: $100.00

Additional $15.00 off for Kent staff, faculty, students, alumni, and practicum supervisors

**PDF workbooks are included with workshop cost.

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Kentucky Board of Social Work

Kentucky Board of Licensure for Marriage and Family Therapy


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About Us

The Center for Family and Community Well-Being (CFCWB) advances the well-being of vulnerable populations through the development and dissemination of evidence based practices, technology driven innovations, and research to address complex social problems such as violence and trauma, racism, poverty, injustice, and disparities in health and mental health. The Center seeks to accomplish this mission through three primary domains of activity: 1) Research and Program Evaluation; 2) Training and Professional Development; and 3) Product Development. The Center offers a unique hub for the translation of research into practice and partnership into synergy.

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