Race-Based Traumatic Stress

USD $25.99


**This is a recording of a Live Presentation given at the Institute of Child Psychology’s 2021 Children’s Mental Health Conference. As it is a Live recording, please note that there may be unscheduled technical difficulties, pauses/breaks, as well as reading of comments which you may not be able to see.

Race-Based Traumatic Stress

This workshop is intended to help parents, educators, and community members better understand how they might address the interplay of race and trauma and its effects on children and adolescents.  Dr. Mullan, a Clinical Psychologist, will expand upon Historical Trauma, Intergenerational (biologically transmitted) trauma transmission, and key terms such as racism, microaggressions, white supremacy, and racial trauma.   This workshop will outline recommendations  and offer supplemental resources. This workshop is  intended to help caregivers better have conversations around racialized trauma, how to manage one’s own feelings related to microaggressions and create healthy outlets and spaces for their youth.


  • Participants will better understand the impacts of history and systemic racism.
  • Participants will better understand intergenerational trauma transmission
  • Participants will be able to define trauma and how posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)  affects their nervous systems, emotions, and well-being.
  • Participants will be able to define racial trauma and identify the primary symptomatology in themselves and their children.
  • Participants will be better able to address race and racism, as well as colorism and anti-black racism with their families and loved ones.


  • CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION with 4.0 instructional hours & successful completion of a short quiz.
  • RESOURCESAccess to several mental health and parenting resources.
  • SUPPORT:​ Access to the institute should any questions arise.

This presentation is appropriate for parents, educators, child care professionals, caregivers, and mental health professionals.

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4 Hours



Age Group

2-17 Years

Instructor Information

Dr. Jennifer Mullan

Affectionately nicknamed “the Rage Doctor” by peers and clients, Dr. Jennifer Mullan (she/her) is trained as a Clinical Psychologist, and is a published author. She currently serves communities as a Consultant for behavioral and mental health organizations and schools, Ancestral wound worker, and CEO and founder of Decolonizing Therapy, LLC. Dr. Mullan seeks to unpack the oppressive legacy of modern mental health practices, and reconnect practitioners and clients to the roots of our wounding and healing within a sociopolitical lens, most particularly for Queer Indigenous Black Brown People of Color (QIBPOC).

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