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Lifting Voices of Underrepresented Minority Students During the PandemicEvent Description:
Lifting Voices of Underrepresented Minority Students During the Pandemic
An Interview with Drs. Kathleen Isaac and Alice Shepard,
Christine Schmidt, LCSW, CGP, and Rudy Lucas, LCSW, CASAC, CGP
Sunday June 21, 2020
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Meeting ID: 881 3510 7565
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Even before the pandemic, navigating higher education was extremely stressful for underrepresented minority students. Drs. Kathleen Isaac and Alice Shepard, both of whom counsel students in academic settings, discuss the articles they contributed to the recent Social justice issue of GROUP (Vol. 43, No.2-4 [Winter 2019]) in which they illustrate how their activist approach to group work supports these marginalized students. They will also talk about how the COVID-19 pandemic is disproportionately impacting people of color in general, and their students in particular.
Join our conversation, facilitated by Christine Schmidt, guest editor of the Social Justice issue of GROUP, and Rudy Lucas, co-chair of the Work Group for Racial Equity.
This conversation is open to all and is free of charge.
Full access to the Social Justice issue of GROUP is free to all EGPS members at https://egps.org/publications-group.php. If you need assistance in accessing GROUP, please contact Jonah Schwartz at GroupEditorEGPS@gmail.com.
Bio for Alice Shepard:
Alice Shepard, Ph.D. is a Clinical Psychologist. She is the founder of Mirielle Therapy Practice, PLLC in New York City and a Faculty Counselor at CUNY.
Bio for Kathleen Isaac:
Kathleen Isaac, PhD is a licensed clinical psychologist at NYU Medical Center where she provides individual, couples and group therapy for medical students, residents and medical employees. In her private practice she specializes in trauma, health psychology, and cultural issues.
Time: Sunday, June 21st, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Contact #1: Christine Schmidt
Contact #2: Jonah Schwartz
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