Black History Month Celebration
February 28th, 2018
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Black History Month: Finding Black Psychology - Toward a New Mental Health Paradigm: A Tribute to Dr. Joseph White
Morning Session: Dr. Wade Nobles, PHD, will deliver a Keynote Address on Finding Black Psychology—Toward a New Mental Health Paradigm: A Tribute to Dr. Joseph L. White. Dr. Nobles is a co-founder of the National Association of Black Psychologists and a leading architect in the field of culturally congruent behavioral sciences. In recognition of Black History month and tribute to Dr. Joseph White, he will discuss the evolution of Black Psychology and its critique and correction of Western Mental Health paradigms and practices, including nosology, traditional spirit science and client centered healing.
Afternoon Session: Amber McZeal (PhD Candidate), workshop “Black Psychology 2.0: Exploring the Decolonial Turn in Psychology” will build upon the foundational works of Black psychologists throughout the 20th century, this workshop explores new theoretical and intellectual gestures occurring in the field of mental health to create more culturally competent models, approaches, and health determinants.
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