Cultural and Racial Differences in Understanding and Responding to Adversity, Trauma, Resilience and Healing
March 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmComplimentary for CCALAC Members
This ACE’s Aware Training, “Cultural and Racial Differences in Understanding and Responding to Adversity, Trauma, Resilience and Healing,” will discuss how cultural and racial differences can impact ACEs screening and response.
Gatanya Arnic, Chief Executive Officer, Center for Youth Wellness (CYW) will lead a discussion of how the biases inherent in the medical system, as well as personal biases, could manifest in screening and treatment for ACEs and toxic stress, and how to understand these biases so they don’t cause further harm.
Learning Objectives of the Training:
- Explore ways to integrate equity into screening and mitigation efforts
- Provide case study about cultural and racial differences and ACEs
- Discuss implications of ACEs screening and long-term health outcomes
- Review equity and motivational interviewing
Presented by Gatanya Arnic, Chief Executive Officer, Center for Youth Wellness (CYW)
Gatanya brings over 15 years of experience in leadership development and healthcare to her role at the Center for Youth Wellness. Prior to joining the team, she spent three years with a leading senior housing organization, in Chicago, IL, where she was an executive director. Over the years, she has helped develop strong leaders, organized and executed organizational goals, and coordinated various volunteer activities, as well as larger community events. Gatanya holds a B.S. in Community Health from Illinois State University and is a Leading Age Leadership Fellow. Gatanya has also held several leadership and board membership roles in her career, is an Americorps VISTA Alumni, and is a 2018 Honoring Excellence Award nominee.