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Richmond Association of Black Social Workers, VSU host symposium on trauma-informed care

4/28/2017, 5:38 p.m.
Dr. Kobi Kambon, former president of the Association of Black Psychologists, will be the keynote speaker at a symposium Saturday, ...

Dr. Kobi Kambon, former president of the Association of Black Psychologists, will be the keynote speaker at a symposium Saturday, April 29, sponsored by the Richmond Association of Black Social Workers and the Virginia State University Department of Psychology.

The theme: “An African-Centered Approach to Trauma-Informed Care: Pulling Together and Navigating Systems.”

The symposium will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at VSU’s Hunter-McDaniel Hall, 2nd floor.

Breakout sessions will be held on a variety of topics, including the educational system, the black family, black youths in foster care and black women and intimate partner violence.

Cost: $50 for general admission; free for VSU students and $20 for non-VSU students.

For more information, email shepsu@icloud.com or call (804) 356-6754.