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FIFSWAA Reading Club: An Evidence-Based Approach for Treating Stress and Trauma due to Racism

May 29, 2023 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm


Join fellow FIFSW alum as we meet virtually with experts in the field to discuss an article or chapter on social work research, education or practice. For our inaugural event on May 29 from 6:30pm – 8:00pm, we will be joined by Dr. Angela Haeny, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the Yale School of Medicine. We will discuss her co-authored article, An Evidence-Based Approach for Treating Stress and Trauma due to Racism. Registrants will receive a set of discussion questions for consideration in advance of the evening.

Presented by the FIFSW Alumni Association.

When: Monday, May 29, 2023  |  6:30pm – 8:00pm EDT
Where: Online (Zoom)

About the Author:

Dr. Angela M. Haeny is a licensed Clinical Psychologist with specialty in substance use disorders. She received her undergraduate degree in Psychology and Addiction Studies from the University of Minnesota, received her doctorate from the University of Missouri, completed her internship in Clinical and Community Psychology at Yale School of Medicine, and completed a NIDA T32 postdoctoral fellowship through the Division of Prevention and Community Research at Yale School of Medicine. Dr. Haeny is committed to eliminating racial disparities and enhancing diversity, equity, and inclusion, which cuts across all aspects of her work. Broadly, her research addresses racial disparities in substance use disorder treatment. She has developed and leads groups focused on healing from race-related stress and trauma. Dr. Haeny has taught courses on ethnic and cultural diversity in psychology, led workshops on engaging in productive difficult dialogues, and led seminars on assessing race-related stress and trauma. She also serves on diversity committees in the Department of Psychiatry and as part of the Research Society on Alcoholism and Connecticut Psychological Association professional organizations.


May 29, 2023
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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