Black Mental Health: What Leaders Need to Know (and Do) to Support Black Employees in 2021
(Video clip from webinar)
Leaders are becoming more and more aware that they need to say something. However fear of saying the wrong thing keeps you stuck and silent. Leaders have heard the concerns and recognize there's a problem that needs to be addressed, but are also overwhelmed and at a loss as to how to support Black employees.
Now, more than ever, is the time for leaders to step up to address how both historical and recent traumas have impacted the mental health of Black employees within your workforce.
This webinar will provide clear and empirically tested strategies that leaders can implement to create a psychologically safe space for team members and support the unique needs of Black employees.
During this webinar you will learn:
How to define racial trauma and learn how it may impact the lives of Black employees
How to have difficult conversations with empathy and compassion
3 Strategies of Trauma Informed Leadership that you can integrate into what you're already doing
Key changes to make within an organization to create a psychologically safe culture for Black employees
These strategies are designed to create lasting change within the organization, improve workplace morale and increase collaboration among team members.
Erica N. Reed is a Psychotherapist and Workplace Wellness Expert with over 20 years of experience in the field. Erica helps leaders and team members work better together.
With a focus on Emotional Intelligence, Vision and Goal Setting, Mental Health and Self-Care, Erica optimizes the personal and professional strengths of employees, resulting in high performing and collaborative teams.
Taking her clinical and training expertise to the classroom, Erica is also an Adjunct Professor at Catholic University of America and Bowie State University.