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2022 Educational Opportunities

Through its partnership with the District of Columbia Office of Victim Services and Justice Grants (OVSJG), Give an Hour has strengthened its commitment to addressing the needs of trauma victims in DC. As part of that commitment, Give an Hour is providing free continuing education opportunities for mental health professionals to be better equipped and more confident in their trauma treatment skills and implementation. Learning Objectives and training information can be found by clicking the green “Learn More/Registration” button below.

Anti-Racism Training for Mental Health Professionals

Presented by: A Call to Men 

This is an Anti-Racism training that facilitates a space for attendees to address a race construct, white supremacy, anti-Blackness, linguistic racism, and the intersections of oppression while assisting participants in laying the groundwork for the social change in their workplace and personal lives. 


Monday April 11th 3pm-5pm EST

Race and Sex Construct, Power Analysis of the United States, Politics of Accountability

Wednesday April 20th from 12pm-2pm EST

White Supremacy Culture, Understanding the Experiences of Marginalized Communities, Exploring the Institutional Human Service Arrangement

Wednesday May 25th from 9-11am EST

Dismantling Anti-Blackness, Trauma and Male Socialization, Linguistic Racism

Tuesday June 28th from 9am-11am EST

Mental Health Practitioners: Becoming a Multicultural Antiracist Field

The Young Adult Black Male: Meeting Him at the Intersection of Race & Trauma

A Live Virtual 4-hour training 

Presented by: Chandra Dawson, LISW, LCSW of the Macro Project 

Thursday June 30th from 8:30am-12:30pm EST

This training is designed to provide practitioners with the foundational understanding and tools to address the unique trauma needs of young adult African American males. Training participants will unpack the intersectional relationship between racial identity and trauma and will be provided with the needed anti-oppression intersectional framework to aid in developing practice strategies rooted in inclusivity that facilitate healing. There will be opportunities to engage in interactive introspective dialogue designed to candidly identify those personal barriers impeding “safe” client/practitioner relationships. This workshop is designed for licensed professionals serving in micro and/or macro roles addressing the clinical needs of marginalized groups.

Essentials of CBT On-Demand Training Course

Presented by: Dr. Judith S. Beck, PhD of the Beck Institute

Learn the fundamentals of Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) from one of the world’s leading experts, Dr. Judith Beck. This interactive online course provides a strong foundation in the theory and practice of CBT. Learn key treatment strategies and techniques through clinical round table discussions and video recordings of therapy sessions.

This registration webpage was produced by Give an Hour under 2022-GAH-01, awarded by the Office of Victim Services and Justice Grants, Executive Office of the Mayor, District of Columbia. The opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed on this webpage are those of the contributors and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the Executive Office of the Mayor.