Racism In Mental Health – The Untold Story

Racism In Mental Health – The Untold Story

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Date(s) - 09/18/2021
9:00 am - 12:15 pm

About the Webinar

Christian Counseling Centers presents “Racism In Mental Health – The Untold Story” taught by Clyde Wayne Jr., M.A., held on Saturday, September 18, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. via webinar.

This presentation is a definitive, unbiased, detailed account of the presence of unfair practices within the field of mental health. This course will seek to expose, explain, and expand upon the subjective factors that propagate elements of racism. Further this presentation will seek to denounce the fallacy that is widespread and provide information by proclamation to help reverse this occurrence in the mental health profession.

Goals & Objectives

Goal #1: To adequately and accurately inform students of the full scope of the problem.
Objective #1: To spawn intelligent awareness that fosters significant change in thinking for practicing mental health professionals.

Goal #2: To shine bright enlightenment upon the history of the problem.
Objective #2: To facilitate the further equipping of my colleagues by arming them with the truth surrounding this situation.

Goal #3: To contribute to the overall sensitivity and increase the wealthy of knowledge for other trained mental health professionals.
Objective #3: To help to hopefully inspire the spread of wisdom on this subject to the next generation of mental health providers.

Course Outline

1. The Prominent Perspective of Black Psychology.
2. The Broad Presentation of Racism from an Emotional and Cognitive Perspective.
3. The Psychological Concept of Beliefs and Values and their Effects on Fostering Racism.
4. The Demoralizing and Damaging Effects of Racism on the Body, Soul and Spirit.
5. The Oppression of Racial Identity and Subsequent Social Exclusion.
6. Racism in Clinical Treatment Settings and the Suppression of Dreams.
7. Recognition of Threats to Emotional Health from an Unequal System.
8. Reversing the False Mindsets by Applying Revised Renewed Thought Patterns.
9. Deconstructing Racism and Designing Edifices of Healing for Hope.
10. Resolving Present Day Dilemmas and Forecasting the Future for a Fair Based Mental Health Care System.

Course meets the qualifications for 3 hours of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.

Christian Counseling Centers is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs (#64926). Christian Counseling Centers maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

About the Presenter

Clyde Wayne Jr., M.A., is a Registered Associate Marriage & Family Therapist with Christian Counseling Centers in Hayward. He is also an ordained pastor, having served in church ministry for over forty years and a social worker since 2000. He received his Master of Arts degree in Marriage, Family and Child Counseling from Trinity College of Graduate Studies and obtained a certification in Professional Adult Education from U.C. Berkeley.


Course Schedule

9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Session #1
10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Break
10:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Session #2

Course completion certificates will be provided when participants have signed-in/signed-out virtually at the beginning and end of the course and submitted course evaluation and self-evaluation forms are at the end of the course.

Fees & Payment

The course fee can be paid by check only. Make the check out to Christian Counseling Centers, and mail it to:

CE Program Administrator
1510 Fashion Island Blvd., #110
San Mateo, CA 94404.

Please send payment the day you register. Refunds are only granted if a written cancellation notice is received by the program administrator at least 2 weeks prior to the date of the course.

Special Needs

All requests for accommodations for special needs can be submitted in writing to the program administrator. Upon receiving the written request, the program administrator will make every effort to accommodate the request. A written response from the program administrator will be sent within 2 weeks of receiving the request.


All complaints or grievances can be submitted in writing to the program administrator, and/or to the CEPA Program Coordinator. The program administrator will respond in writing to the complaint or grievance within one week of receiving the submission.



Registration is closed for this event.