Dr. DeLapp will review the potential mental health impacts of both overt and covert forms of racial discrimination and introduce assessment materials for evaluating the emotional impact of discrimination. This course also provides a CBT-based framework for incorporating experiences of discrimination into one’s case conceptualization and provide options for creating space for patients to discuss and heal from their perceptions of discrimination with clinicians.
- Explain formal, structured methods of assessing racial stress to assist in diagnosis and case formulation.
- Demonstrate strategies to have informal conversations about racial stress throughout the course of treatment with BIPOC patients.
- Utilize cognitive behavioral principles to conceptualize the impacts of racial stress on someone’s well-being.