The National Children’s Alliance (NCA) is presenting a two-part training opportunity with Dr. Isha Metzger.
Part 1: Covers background in interpersonal and racial trauma, research on service utilization, and an intro to rapport and assessing racial socialization and racial trauma, Tuesday, February 6, 2024 1:00-2:30 p.m. EST | 12:00 – 1:30 p.m. CT.
Part 2: Part 1 is required in order to attend part 2- Discusses PRACTICE components and allows clinicians to view and participate in demonstrations related to integrating racial socialization and racial trauma into TF-CBT, Tuesday, February 13, 2024 1-2:30 EST | 12:00 – 1:30 p.m. CT.
Isha W. Metzger, PhD, LCP – Assistant Professor at University of Georgia
Dr. Isha Metzger is an Assistant Professor of Psychology at the University of Georgia, and Visiting Research Faculty at the Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS’ at Yale University. Dr. Metzger earned her PhD in Clinical-Community Psychology from the University of South Carolina, she completed her pre-doctoral internship at the Medical University of South Carolina, and she received postdoctoral training both at the National Crime Victims Center and at Yale University. As Director of The EMPOWER Lab at UGA, Dr. Metzger focuses on reducing mental health disparities through “Engaging Minorities in Prevention, Outreach, Wellness, Education, & Research.” Dr. Metzger’s systematic research program is aimed at elucidating the role of culturally specific risk (e.g., racial discrimination) and protective (e.g., racial socialization) factors to better inform cognitive-behavioral outcomes for Black youth receiving evidence-based services for interpersonal and racial stress and trauma in “real world” settings. Dr. Metzger is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist who offers award-winning instruction, supervision, training, and consultation to students, professionals, and organizations across the nation on the delivery of evidence-based treatments for underserved individuals seeking mental health treatment for a range of problems. Additionally, Dr. Metzger is an advocate for Black youth and families in the local community, and she is both personally and professionally committed to illuminating and utilizing the individual and communal ability of Black Americans to heal from and thrive in spite of anti-Black racism.
Applicant must be a NCA member to access the training.
You must attend or view part one prior to attending or viewing part two. If you have viewed or attended part one, and are having trouble accessing part two, please email email@example.com