Brittany Hall-Clark Recorded Webinar: Addressing Discrimination Stress in the Context of CBT

Recorded On: 06/24/2022


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June 24, 2022

11:00 am- 12:30 pm Eastern/ 10:00 am – 11:30 am Central/ 9:00 am – 10:30 am Mountain/ 8:00 am – 9:30 am Pacific

Abstract:

In recent years, the impact of stress due to racism, sexism, heterosexism, and other forms of identity-related discrimination has received greater attention at a national level. This presentation will discuss how to broach the topic of discrimination, provide practical strategies for assessment, and discuss tailoring cognitive and behavioral interventions across multiple mental health conditions with cultural sensitivity.

About the Presenter:

Dr. Brittany N. Hall-Clark is a Texas-licensed Clinical Psychologist. She obtained her PhD in Clinical Psychology at the University of Texas at Austin. Dr. Hall-Clark completed a 2-year fellowship with STRONG STAR, a multidisciplinary PTSD research consortium. She then became an Assistant Professor within the Division of Behavioral Medicine and the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. For 8 years, she worked at the Ft. Hood site of STRONG STAR as a cognitive-behavioral research therapist for several randomized clinical trials focused on PTSD and related conditions in active duty military personnel and veterans. She has been certified as a Master Prolonged Exposure clinician. Currently, she works with the STRONG STAR Training Initiative as a Prolonged Exposure therapy consultant. In addition, she is part of the National Center for PTSD Consultation team. Dr. Hall-Clark is passionate about diversity and cultural sensitivity, evidenced by her focus on cultural factors in treatment, provision of diversity training to graduate students and continuing education for professionals, and culturally-oriented publications and presentations. Her professional interests include translational research, cultural factors related to PTSD and other mental health issues, and racial trauma. Additional clinical specialties include trauma nightmares, insomnia, sleep, and anxiety.  Dr. Hall-Clark also practices privately at InSight Psychology and Behavioral Health Services in Pflugerville, TX.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this webinar, participants will:

  1. Attendees will have increased awareness of how to broach the topic of discrimination with clients.  
  2. Incorporate culturally relevant measures into the assessment process. 
  3. Identify at least 3 specific strategies for tailoring cognitive and behavioral interventions with cultural sensitivity.  

Recommended Readings

Lee, E., Greenblatt, A., Hu, R., Johnstone, M., & Kourgiantakis, T. (2022, February 24). Microskills of Broaching and Bridging in Cross-Cultural Psychotherapy: Locating Therapy Skills in the Epistemic Domain Toward Fostering Epistemic Justice. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry. Advance online publication. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/ort0...

Williams, M.T., Haeny, A.M., and Holmes, S.C. (2021) Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Racial Trauma (PDF) RQ Vol. 32(1)

Williams, M. T., Printz, D. M. B., & DeLapp, R. C. T. (2018). Assessing racial trauma with the Trauma Symptoms of Discrimination Scale. Psychology of Violence8(6), 735–747. https://doi-org.libproxy.uthsc...

About the Moderator: Lily Brown, PhD, is Director of the Center for the Treatment and Study of Anxiety and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania. Her research and clinical work focuses on the intersection of anxiety and suicide risk.

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