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Honoring Inclusive Wellness: Balance and Support for Health Center Professionals

January 28 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

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One event on January 28, 2022 at 9:00 am

$25 – $75

Staff are constantly asked to prioritize the patient’s need, sometimes resulting in overwhelming feelings of stress, compassion fatigue, and burn-out. In order to fully show up for those they serve, professionals need structural policy supports and practice changes that balance self and collective care. This presentation will explore how we can create and maintain an inclusive work culture where staff are resourced and ready to show up for others. The presenter will be exploring healing justice and trauma stewardship in preventing burn-out, secondary stress, and compassion fatigue.

By attending this course, participants will be able to:

  • Define healing justice;
  • Identify 2 ways to practice collective care;
  • Learn the 3 aspects of burnout and how to mitigate it.

Presented by Allen E. Lipscomb, PsyD., MSW, LCSW,  Associate Professor of MSW Online & Offsite Programs, College of Social & Behavioral Science, California State University, Northridge

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CCALAC Member and Affiliate Cost: $25, Non-member Cost: $75

Presenter Biography

Allen E. Lipscomb, PsyD, LCSW is an Associate Professor and Director of Online and Offsite MSW Programs as well as Director of Minority Male Mentoring (M3) and Student Success Allies (SSA) program at California State University Northridge in the Department of Social Work. Dr. Lipscomb is a clinical psychologist by highest degree earned and a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the State of California. Dr. Lipscomb received his doctorate in Psychology (Psy.D.) with a clinical emphasis in marriage, family and child psychotherapy from Ryokan College and his Master of Social Work (MSW) from the University of Southern California. Upon completing his doctorate, he earned a certification in mixed-methods community-based research from the University of Michigan in the School of Social Work. In addition, Dr. Lipscomb studied diversity and inclusion practices within organizations through Cornell University, earning a certification from the School of Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell.

Dr. Lipscomb specializes in providing anti-oppressive and inclusive mental health services to individuals, children, youth, and families of color. His areas of research are centered on the psychiatric epidemiology among racialized and marginalized individuals who have experienced trauma (i.e. complex trauma, traumatic-grief, and race-based trauma). Specifically, Dr. Lipscomb has conducted numerous qualitative research studies on racialized Black identified men across the Black/African Diaspora exploring their grief, loss, and complex-trauma experiences. His pedagogy is centered on cultural anti-oppressive and clinically-responsive inclusive practices with communities of color. Dr. Lipscomb maintains a private practice; conducts local, national, and international trainings; is a clinical consultant and keynote speaker. Dr. Lipscomb has numerous peer review journal articles that centers Black male grief experiences and has published two books titled: Black Male Grief Reaction to Trauma: A Clinical Case Study of One Man’s Treatment, and BRuH Approach to Therapy (BAT) and Other Related Services to Promote Healing of Traumatic Grief Among African American Men and Youth: A Clinical Practice Guide and Workbook: Honoring-Based Practice Approach.

This training is a part of the the generous support of Cedars Sinai Medical Center.


January 28
9:00 am - 11:00 am
$25 – $75
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