Black Kids Matter: Play-Based Strategies to Support Black Youth Experiencing Racial Trauma with Dr. April Duncan

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Welcome back to the show, friends! I’m excited to release this episode and hope you find it helpful. Dr. April Duncan shares Black Kids Matter: Play-Based Strategies to Support Black Youth Experiencing Racial Trauma. This episode also qualifies for one continuing education contact hour. Head to the site to learn more.

In this Podcourse, Lisa interviews April Duncan, DSW, LCSW, RPT-S and she presents Black Kids Matter: Play-Based Strategies to Support Black Youth Experiencing Racial Trauma

Learning Objectives: 

  1. Identify 6 signs of racial trauma in Black youth
  2. Discuss 6 play therapy interventions to use in teleplay sessions with Black youth experiencing racial trauma
  3. Explore 7 ways to support Black caregivers

About Dr. Duncan: Dr. April Duncan (DSW, LCSW, RPT-S) obtained her Bachelor’s in Arts & Science from the University of Missouri-Columbia (2006), Masters of Social Work from Saint Louis University (2012), and Doctorate of Social Work from the University of Southern California. She has over ten years of clinical experience in supporting children in schools, the juvenile justice system, the child welfare system, and non-profit settings. As a racial trauma expert, she champions the rights of Black children to “reclaim their childhood” by using play therapy to help them learn healthy coping skills to manage race-based stress. Dr. April also works closely with community members, educators, parents, and professionals to learn better ways to connect with Black children and provide a safe place to process negative race-based experiences.  Learn more:

About Lisa: Lisa Mustard, MPH, EdS, LMFT has worked for a college counseling center, addiction recovery center and most recently has been working with a military branch for the past 12 years. In September 2022 she opened up a virtual coaching practice. She is the host of The Therapy Show With Lisa Mustard. She is also the Founder and Owner of Mustard Consulting, LLC. Lisa consults with and coaches other therapists who want to pivot their skill sets to make an impact outside the therapy room. If you desire less time in the therapy chair and more time doing the things you love, book a free call with Lisa.

Mustard Consulting, LLC has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 7061. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Mustard Consulting, LLC is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

Completion Requirements:

To obtain your certificate of completion, you must listen entirely to the audio, pass the Podcourse completion quiz and complete a satisfaction survey.

Refund policy: No refunds are provided for self study courses.

Disclosure Statement for Dr. April Duncan; Financial: Dr. April Duncan receives a speaking honorarium from Hopscotch.

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