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Anti-Asian Hate, Racial Trauma and Clinical Implications

Sara Yoon, LMFT

Learning objectives:

  • What is anti-Asian hate?
    • The long history of anti-Asian sentiment in the U.S.
    • Model minority myth
  • Impact of racial trauma on patients and health care workers
    • Racial battle fatigue (RBF)
    • Transgenerational trauma
  • Asian mental health
    • Challenges of Western modalities vs. Eastern philosophies
  • Clinical implications
    • Organizational and individual strategies to address racial trauma for patients and health care workers
  • Q&A with panelists
    • Group discussions

Q&A panelists:

  • National Asian American Pacific Islander Mental Health Association Asians* in Focus Initiative
    • Jennifer Q. Nguyen, MA, MHC, LPC, NCC, Seattle Children's Hospital
    • Janet Namkung, The Management Center + Total Liberation Collective
  • California Healthy Nail Salon Collaborative
  • Pastor Matt Belvins, Japanese Christian Church of Walnut Creek
  • Diana Lau, PhD, RN, CNS, UCSF Asian Health Institute


This workshop is for Langley Porter Psychiatric Hospital and Clinics faculty and staff members only. 

Event Details

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