This class will define and explore the origins of the white supremacy class systems in the United States and the racial trauma caused as a result of this system. The session will provide learners with a mental model for understanding and disrupting white supremacy classism and its impact on mental health. Participants will be introduced and guided through mindfulness activities discussed in Ressma Menaken’s book My Grandmother's Hands for processing internalized racial embodied reflexes and trauma.
Define and explore the origins of white supremacy class system
Examine the origins of internalized racial reflexes and trauma
Develop a mental model for disrupting class systems of oppression
Experience mindfulness activities for processing internalized racial reflexes and trauma
MN Board of Social Work
2.0 CEUs (CEP-275)
MN Board of Nursing
This activity has been designed to meet the Minnesota Board of Nursing continuing education requirements. However, the nurse is responsible for determining whether this activity meets the requirements for acceptable continuing education.