CSJ Webinar Announcement

CSJ Webinar: Social Justice Counseling and the #BlackLivesMatter Movement on September 1st at 11:00 a.m. PT/ 2 p.m. ET

*If you plan to attend the webinar mentioned below, please respond to Laura Pignato via email at csjprofessionaldevelopment@gmail.com by Wednesday (8/30/17) to be added to the attendee list. The zoom meeting allows for 50 attendees. Thank you.*

Dear Colleagues,

Counselors for Social Justice is excited to announce the third webinar in an ongoing series focused on providing important social justice information and support to our membership and the communities we serve. Members can earn 1 CEU by attending the webinar.

As such, we are inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting that will facilitate this webinar. You do not need a zoom account to access the zoom meeting or need to download any software, just click on the access link at the time of the meeting.

Below you will find the webinar description along with the zoom meeting link to join on 9/1 at 11 a.m. if you are PT or 2 p.m. if you are ET

Title: Social Justice Counseling and the #BlackLivesMatter Movement

Presenters: Joseph M. Williams, University of Virginia; Ahmad R. Washington, University of Louisville; Janice Byrd, Kent State University


Counselors should help contest hyper and hostile policing, which adversely affects the mental health and well-being of people from marginalized populations, (especially Blacks) (Turner, 2016). This interactive webinar presentation considers how combining the ACA advocacy competencies with the #BlackLivesMatter Movement can assist counselors in combatting hyper and hostile policing in Black communities.

·         Participants will learn about the Black Lives Matter movement

·         Participants will examine the historical context of police brutality and racial profiling and its effect on mental health.

·         Participants will learn how to respond to injustice and contribute to movements such as the #BlackLivesMatter Movement using the ACA Advocacy Competencies


Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://zoom.us/j/581988195 (use this link if participating from your laptop)

Or iPhone one-tap :

   US: +14086380968,,581988195#  or +16468769923,,581988195#

Or Telephone:

   Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):

       US: +1 408 638 0968  or +1 646 876 9923

   Meeting ID: 581 988 195

   International numbers available: https://zoom.us/zoomconference?m=3xM1RVwa0l9AgbR_cGh_NlgkS_Ogc3y-

Laura Pignato, M.S.

College of William & Mary

Professional Development Chair, Counselors for Social Justice

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