INTENSIVE PROGRAM: Gary Bailey: My Identity Matters: The Intersection of Trauma and Racism

  • 09 Feb 2019
  • 1:15 PM - 4:30 PM
  • Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library, 33 Marrett Road, Lexington, MA 02421
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Gary Bailey, DHL, MSW, ACSW

Saturday, February 9, 2019

Intensive Program: 1:15 pm  - 4:30 pm

PLEASE NOTE: The afternoon Intensive is full and registration is closed.

My Identity Matters: The Intersection of Trauma and Racism 


Program description: This Intensive will explore how racism, discrimination, and racialized violence are primary or secondary traumas for many individuals. The stark reality of hate in America disproportionally impacts individuals who have been historically discriminated against and who have been generationally disenfranchised. Since individuals who are a part of these communities deserve access to safe and affirming places to get much needed physical and emotional care, participants will take part in an interpersonal dialogue on the  impact of racism and oppression in their practice. Participants will examine the role that an understanding of the concepts of intersectionality, race, gender identity and sexual identity can have in the delivery of effective trauma informed care.

Dr. Gary Bailey is a Professor of Practice at Simmons College Graduate School of Social Work, and at the Simmons School of Nursing and Health Sciences. At the School of Social Work, he is the Director of the Urban Leadership Program and coordinates the Dynamics of Racism and Oppression Sequence. Dr. Bailey has served in distinguished leadership roles as the immediate past President of the International Federation of Social Workers, past President of the National Association of Social Workers and past President of the Massachusetts Chapter of NASW.

Professor Bailey has received numerous prestigious awards throughout his career. Dr. Bailey is a prolific author and presenter. He has written numerous articles on racism, cultural diversity, LGBTQ+ topics, racial and social justice issues, to name only a few. He has been a frequent contributor to The Huffington Post. He has presented frequently on these topics locally, nationally and internationally.

Bailey Feb. 9, 2019 flyer

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