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About the speakers:

Dr. Chantal Regis is a Registered Psychologist with a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Guelph. Her areas of practice include children and adolescents and she provides therapeutic and assessment services at the Durham District School Board, and in private practice in the Greater Toronto Area. Dr. Regis previously worked as a staff psychologist at the Peterborough Regional Heath Service, and at Ontario Shores Centre for Mental

Dr. Sandra Newton is a Clinical and School Psychologist and University of Toronto graduate. She has worked in a variety of educational, clinical, and private settings and currently provides assessment, consultation, and intervention services to students of the Durham District School Board (DDSB). She is a co-facilitator of Black Excellence Made Evident (BeMe), an identity-affirming program for youth attending DDSB high schools. Her research interests include psychosocial interventions for individuals with sickle cell disease.

Description: Session attendees will receive an introduction to Cultural Humility as a stance and reflective practice that centers the needs, safety, and mental health/well-being of Black, and racialized youth. This talk is suitable for adults who support racialized youth in educational, clinical, or other service settings. Participants may further their understanding and gain confidence in application of new knowledge through scenario presentations and group discussion. Participants will also engage in development of a personal implementation goal.  

By attending this workshop you will:

  1. Gain an understanding of Cultural Humility and applications in work with youth 
  2. Understand the essential role of Cultural Humility in providing effective, supportive services to Black youth within a Canadian context. 
  3. Develop one or two goals for personal and professional practice (application)