Coping as a Community

The UC Davis Office of Health Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion and its collaborating partners continue the popular Coping as a Community webinar series focusing on the important issues of structural racism, strategies and techniques for questioning and interrupting discrimination, ways to help build healthier and safer inclusive communities, and how to heal during these challenging times. This webinar series features Dr. Hendry Ton, M.D., M.S. as well as several other special guests. Recorded video of past webinars are provided below.


MOST RECENT INSTALLMENT

Equity-Centered Trauma-Informed Education

Featuring panelists from Oregon Health & Science University School of Nursing and UC Davis School of Nursing. Throughout the session speakers provide insight into the impact of trauma on learning, inequities in the learning environment, acknowledging and recognizing trauma in the learning environment, and frameworks for implementing Equity-Centered Trauma-Informed Educational Practices.

Past webinars

WEBINAR SERIES

Understanding the Refugee Experience

Featuring panelists from Opening Doors, a Sacramento-based organization that offers a variety of different programs and services to help support newcomers on their path to stability, self-sufficiency, and belonging. Throughout the session speakers provide insight into the cultural understanding of neurodevelopmental conditions and how to support the refugee community in accessing health services. Additional resources from Opening Doors. 

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Racism as a Public Health Crisis

Featuring a special short screening of "Cooked: Survival By Zip Code" (rent and view) followed by a discussion and audience Q&A with our panelists who are part of a national movement to address the colliding crises of structural racism, health inequity, and climate change.

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Healing our Trauma and Managing our Toxic Stress - Part Two

Many of us experience individual and collective trauma, the secondary traumas of our professions, and are managing toxic levels of stress. There are days when it can feel overwhelming and the versions of “self-care” we see on social media feel expensive, out of reach, and unrealistic. The good news is neuro-science can help! We have within ourselves and our communities, the tools we need to heal and manage that stress.

WEBINAR SERIES

Healing our Trauma and Managing our Toxic Stress - Part One

Many of us experience individual and collective trauma, the secondary traumas of our professions, and are managing toxic levels of stress. There are days when it can feel overwhelming and the versions of “self-care” we see on social media feel expensive, out of reach, and unrealistic. The good news is neuro-science can help! We have within ourselves and our communities, the tools we need to heal and manage that stress.

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My Brother's Keeper Trauma and Healing Learning Series-Part 7

A panel of youth workers will share how racism shows up as a mental health crisis in their work, and what some of the challenges and solutions are to resourcing and empowering the youth they serve.

WEBINAR SERIES

Asian Solidarity in Action

As we grapple with the increased violence toward Asian Americans, it’s critical to hear from experts about the importance of eradicating hate and adopting an anti-racism lens to aid in the safety of our communities.

Moderated by Mercedes Piedra, M.S., Director of Multicultural Education, Office for Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion at UC Davis Health.

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Leadership in Action

This session from Principles of Community 2021 features leaders from across UC Davis Health. Hear from our executive leadership as they share their insights on the Principles of Community and the ways that these principles are embodied in our team and our work.

Moderated by Mercedes Piedra, M.S., Director of Multicultural Education, Office for Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion at UC Davis Health.

INTERNAL PARTNER WEBINAR

Addressing Privilege and Anti-Blackness in Academic Medicine

Addressing Privilege and Anti-Blackness in Academic Medicine invites participants to consider how racial inequities persists in the health care research system.

Moderated by Mercedes Piedra, M.S., Director of Multicultural Education, Office for Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion at UC Davis Health.

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Foundations of Anti-Racism

As our communities wait on the outcome of the presidential election, it’s critical to hear from our leaders about the importance of adopting radical self-care to aid in the well-being for ourselves and our communities.

Moderated by Mercedes Piedra, M.S., Director of Multicultural Education, Office for Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion at UC Davis Health.

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Fostering Wellness During Times of Political Stress

As our communities wait on the outcome of the presidential election, it’s critical to hear from our leaders about the importance of adopting radical self-care to aid in the well-being for ourselves and our communities.

Moderated by Mercedes Piedra, M.S., Director of Multicultural Education, Office for Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion at UC Davis Health.

WEBINAR SERIES

Coping in Uncertain Times

As our communities grapple with the historic social injustices across our nation, it’s critical to hear from our leaders about the importance of adopting an equity and anti-racism lens to aid in the healing and well-being of our communities.

Moderated by Mercedes Piedra, M.S., Director of Multicultural Education, Office for Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion at UC Davis Health.

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Addressing Structural Racism

This session of Growing as a Community explores what structural racism is and its impact on our community's well being and growth, tools to address structural racism, and what UC Davis Health is doing to address structural racism.

Moderated by Mercedes Piedra, M.S., Director of Multicultural Education, Office for Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion at UC Davis Health.


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Advancing Racial and Health Equity

In this installment, as our communities' grapple with the historic social injustices across our nation, our panelists discuss the importance of adopting an equity and anti-racism lens to aid in the healing and wellbeing of our communities.

Moderated by Mercedes Piedra, M.S., Director of Multicultural Education, Office for Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion at UC Davis Health.

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Moving from Ally to Advocate

In this installment, Colleen Sweeney, Ph.D., and Ian Kim, M.D., discuss ways in which we can transition from allyship to advocacy.

Moderated by Mercedes Piedra, M.S., Director of Multicultural Education, Office for Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion at UC Davis Health.


WEBINAR SERIES

Being an Upstander for Positive Change

In this Growing as a Community webinar, Sheetal R. Shah, Ph.D., Graduate Medical Education Psychologist at UC Davis Health, discusses strategies and techniques of questioning and interrupting discrimination, the difference between a Bystander and an Upstander, and how to strive to build healthier and safer inclusive communities we all deserve.

Moderated by Mercedes Piedra, M.S., Director of Multicultural Education, Office for Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion at UC Davis Health.

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A Discussion on Community Healing

In this webinar session, Hendry Ton, M.D., discusses the historical challenges of racism in our nation, and its contribution to the ongoing nationwide protest, the need to support our black communities, and the impact of emotional trauma on health outcomes.

Moderated by Mercedes Piedra, M.S., Director of Multicultural Education, Office for Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion at UC Davis Health.