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Community Dialogue: African American Communities – Living in the Midst of COVID-19 and Its Impact on Everyday Life

Wednesday, September 23, 2020
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Online Program

Featuring:
Gloria Anderson, PhD, LMSW | Author of The African-American Spiritual and Ethical Guide to End of Life Care: “What Y’all Gon’ Do with Me?’

This webinar presentation provides an intimate look into what many low-income, African-American essential workers are likely experiencing due to the pandemic’s impact on their everyday lives. Using a real case study, Dr. Anderson will discuss some of the disruptive factors of COVID-19 that may be exacerbating existing psychological stressors within this population. She will also examine some of the current statistical data that reflects the disproportionality of low-income essential workers who are people of color. Lastly, some best practices for self-care and mental health wellness will be shared.

Objectives:
The webinar objectives are:

  • To examine current statistical data that reflects some of the disproportionate numbers of African Americans who are low-income essential workers
  • To discuss some of the disruptive factors of COVID-19 that are impacting this population in everyday life
  • To look at some best practices for self-care and mental wellness while living in the midst of a pandemic

You’re invited to come and be a part of the conversation!

Continuing Education:
*This program counts towards The Center for Learning’s Certificate in End-of-Life Care (elective)

For more information or to register for this webinar, visit:
https://MHAfricanAmericanLivingMidstCOVID19.eventbrite.com