RMHC 2021 Speaker Series on Race & Counseling

Sheriece Sadberry, PhD, LP, CMPC
Sheriece Sadberry, PhD, LP, CMPC

Supreme Court Certified Family Mediator, Executive Coach at the Eckerd College Leadership Development Institute, and provides compensation and pension assessment for the Veteran's Affairs.

From Personal Struggle to Professional Strenght in a Diverse World

January 20, 2021, 10:00 AM

Sheriece Sadberry discussed her personal background and shared with students how individual experiences can help shape who we become as professionals, when looking at ourselves as diverse beings.

Chester Wilson, Ed.D.

Chester Wilson, Ed.D

Business owner, motivational speaker, educator, trainer, mentor/volunteer, and community resource.

Mental Health in the African American Community

February 24, 2021, 12:00 PM

This presentation will combat the historical deterrence while encouraging African Americans to seek treatment. This training will also discuss the stigma associated with seeking treatment and the barriers specific to African Americans living with mental illness.

Bill Hudson

William E. Hudson, SR, PhD, CRC, CHS

Former Associate Dean/Associate Professor in the School of Allied Health Sciences (SOAHS) at Florida A&M University in Tallahassee, Florida.

How Biases Affect Racism

March 23, 2021, 12:00 PM

This presentation will profile a study that examined students’ biases in
regards to the delivery of health services to members of the underserved and underrepresented populations. The data collected will be presented and discussed to emphasize the relationship between biases and racism.

Alyssa Scott

Alyssa Scott, CRC, LMHC

VR Supervisor Tampa VA

Family Matriarch: The African American Woman

April 23, 2021 12:00 PM

Her presentation will include an in-depth examination of the cross familial and societal roles the African American woman struggles for balance, acceptance, and ease. A discussion on how the interceptions of the African American woman’s life can implicate therapeutic gains and outcomes.

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