Dr. Beverly-Jean Daniel on “Where COVID-19 meets Black Lives - Intersections of a pandemic, race, racism and wellbeing.”
When: Friday, December 11, 2020 from 6 pm - 7:30pm ET
This webinar will:
- Explore the impacts on COVID-19 on Black communities
- Examine the role or racial trauma and mental wellbeing
- Explore options for working more effectively across racial differences
Dr. Beverly-Jean Daniel holds a Ph.D. in Sociology and Equity Studies in Education, a Graduate Certificate in Women and Gender Studies, a Masters in Counselling Psychology (OISE/University of Toronto), and a B.A. in Psychology (York University). She is currently an Assistant Professor at Ryerson University in the School of Child and Youth Care. Her research focuses on fostering healthy racial identity amongst Black youth; Black student academic success; and Black female resilience. She has published in the areas of race, racism, equity in education and justice systems in Canada.
In 2010 Dr. Daniel founded and developed a strengths-based student intervention program called The Bridge. It is the first of its kind in any Canadian college or university and implements programming and strategies that enhance post-secondary academics amongst Black students. The program which is currently at Ryerson, provides opportunities for students to enhance their academic skills, levels of engagement, involvement with existing services at the university to increase their retention and graduation.
In addition to her academic experience she has developed training material for the City of Toronto’s Confronting anti-Black Racism Unit, and provides support for immigrant and refugee mothers in Etobicoke.
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