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A Trauma-Informed Approach to Racial Healing: A Summit for Collaborative Approaches (UPMC)

Friday, September 17, 2021

8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Herberman Conference Center

at UPMC Cancer Pavilion, UPMC Shadyside

Second floor

5150 Centre Ave.

Pittsburgh, PA 15232


The focus of this summit will be:

• Listening to and centering the history, knowledge, and experiences of community partners who have daily engagement with children and adolescents, especially those from marginalized and minoritized communities.

• Co-learning around practice-based tools as well as research-informed best practices to share training, tools, and resources.

• Strengthening formal, reciprocal, and sustained relationships to best support the children and youth in an ongoing way following the Summit to promote positive mental health and well-being.

Who Should Attend?

Community-based agencies and individuals in select geographic areas who have the consistent presence, recognition, and trust of the community for engagement with children and youth through their daily activities, e.g., youth ministers, counselors, DHS-licensed

agencies, school nurses and health support staff, after-school program staff, juvenile justice, sports organizations, and others.

Learning Objectives

At the completion of the program, participants should be able to:

• Develop an enhanced, formalized, and reciprocal relationship with UPMC Western Behavioral Health to better serve the communities in the primary service area of UPMC.

• Develop specific strategies for introducing a healing justice framework into our communities to support healing and recovery, building on examples of individual and community resilience.

• Expand the ability to guide and support children, youth, and their families through available resources of training, tools, and networking.

• Identify next steps following the Summit, based on collaborative input, on how to provide on-going support and increase the trustworthiness of UPMC Western Behavioral Health and affiliated institutional partners.

Registration Instructions

There is no fee to attend this event. The event is being held in-person pending any changes to pandemic regulations.


A Trauma-Informed Approach to Racial Healing Summit September 17, 2021
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