Addressing Racial Trauma Fatigue with Radical Self-Care for BIPOC Clinicians

Friday, March 12, 2021

10 AM – 12 PM P.S.T.

Free (Online via Zoom)


In this two-hour workshop, a critical understanding of racial battle fatigue will be facilitated. Participants will be invited to explore their own experience of racial trauma and participate in an open discussion about the issues that arise when supporting their clients during global and local crises. Participants will engage in guided self-care exercises and will explore radical self-care commitments to address racial trauma fatigue.

This is free online course. This course is for therapists, social workers and other mental health professionals. 

Course is eligible for two (2) CEUs. Available to LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and LEPs. Participants are required to complete a course post-test (minimum test score 80%) and the course evaluation. CE completion certificates will be emailed to participants within 10 days of receipt of completed post-test and evaluation.

Learning Goals

  • Participants will be able to define ‘racial battle fatigue”
  • Participants will be able to define ‘ MEES Theory”
  • Participants will be able to use critical MEES theory in understanding the BIPOC lived experiences

Educational Objectives

  • Describe the psychology of color-blind racial ideology
  • Discuss various theoretical orientations for healing from racial trauma
  • Apply MEES theory to daily therapeutic practice and make a self-commitment to radical self care
Instructor: Leticia Vaca, MSW, LCSW

Leticia Vaca, MSW (77386) is a Therapist, Speaker, and Owner of Urban Health Group LLC. Urban Health Group (UHG) is a boutique-style, concierge for healthcare navigation and mental health support. We empower Black, Indigenous, People of Color ( B.I.P.O.C.) with tools and support to effectively navigate their health and mental health needs for better wellness.

She is a Trauma Therapist, trained as a Medical Social Worker, and has aligned her healthcare experience and therapeutic knowledge to assist B.I.P.O.C. in navigating the complex healthcare and behavioral health maze.

Leticia has 15 years of experience in the field of health, but her personal experience of loss informs her gentle approach. She believes with the right tools and supports you can be empowered to make the best choices for both your health and mental health needs.

Additionally, she is the Co-Founder of Urban Catalyst Psychotherapy, a multicultural group practice

To register, please click HERE.

Registration closes Wednesday, March 10, 2021 @ 5pm. You must be registered to attend.

Questions? Contact Dolores @ 510.206.3078