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Alumni Speaker Series: Pedagogy of Wokeness

August 4, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm CDT

This program, when attended in its entirety, offers 1.0 CE for Psychologists.

Alumni Speaker Series

Pedagogy of Wokeness


Wednesday, August 4, 2021

12 PM-1 PM PT

2 PM-3 PM CT

3 PM-4 PM ET

In Paulo Freire’s book, Pedagogy of the Oppressed (1970), he proposed how oppressed individuals can find their own liberation through educational empowerment. This discussion will apply that methodology to help understand how Black millennials are discovering their own path towards liberation and “wokeness.” Racial identity development and community building strategies will also be discussed as it relates to liberation practices.

This discussion will also address how the use of social media impacts this particular’s group social justice development. This presentation will highlight how social media apps can influence interpersonal development and community building. Discussion will also provide the audience with strategies on ways to support this population while they are developing their identity as social justice beings.

This program, when attended in its entirety, offers 1.0 CE for Psychologists.

Presented by: Dr. Jacquelin Darby

Dr. Darby is a licensed Clinical Psychologist (Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C.) and a Certified Group Psychotherapist. She received her PsyD from the American School of Professional Psychology ‘s Clinical Psychology program. Her clinical special interests include: substance use issues, body image concerns (specifically the effects of colorism), effects of systemic oppression on individuals, group therapy, and interpersonal trauma. She is a contributing author to the textbook, Black Millennials: Identity, Ambition, and Activism. She serves as a Staff Clinician at American University Counseling Center located in Washington DC. Dr. Darby is an alumna of the TCSPP M.A. Clinical Counseling program in Chicago.


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