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CE Workshop:The Neuropsychology of Racism
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11/9/2018
When: Friday, November 9, 2018
9:00am-12:00pm
Where: GPA Office
13 Corporate Blvd. NE
Suite 220
Atlanta, Georgia  30329
United States
Presenter: Celeste A. Campbell, PsyD
Contact: Staci Bratcher, Director of Operations
404-634-6272, ext. 208


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Workshop Title: The Neuropsychology of Racism.

Workshop Description: 

Racism. Such a short word for a complex multilevel construct describing individual, systemic and societal structures of power. This presentation looks at the neurocognitive processes that feed racism on an individual level, resulting in the emotional and behavioral reactions that allow for the defense and promotion of institutional and sociocultural inequality. It will integrate research into the neuroscience of developing beliefs, attitudes, racial bias, and prejudiced reactions, with psychosocial theories of racism and postulate theories on implications for change at an individual, social and systemic level. 

Learning Objectives

  1. Participants will be able to describe the brain function involved in the development of beliefs and attitude toward race. 
  2. Participants will be able to explain interplay amongst brain behavior, emotional reactions and societal norms in developing racial attitudes.
  3. Participants will be able to apply knowledge of brain function to development of strategies to reduce individual racism.
  4. Participants will be able to discuss strategies to reduce societal and system racism.

      CE Hours: 3

      Level: Intermediate

      About the Presenter:

      Dr. Celeste Campbell is a Neuropsychologist who has been practicing for over 25  years. She received her undergraduate education at Yale University, holds a doctoral degree from Drexel University, and has completed a postdoctoral fellowship in Rehabilitation Neuropsychology at National Rehabilitation Hospital in Washington, DC. She is licensed in Georgia and Virginia. Dr. Campbell has a long history of providing neuropsychological evaluation and cognitive rehabilitation for children and adults with various of neurocognitive disorders including traumatic brain injury, stroke, MS, Parkinson's, Alzheimers,and  dementia. In addition, she has acquired extensive experience working with veterans and the cognitive changes experienced post-deployment.  Dr. Campbell currently has a private practice in the Atlanta Metro area, and sits on the Advisory Council and Research Committee for the Ohio Valley Center TBI Model Systems. When not practicing psychology, Dr. Campbell might be found on the stage of a local community theater. Or she might be on a beach in Hawaii.


      Registration Costs (per workshop):

      Early Bird Registration (Must be postmarked on or before October 26, 2018 to receive this rate.)

      • $70: GPA Members
      • $105: Non-members
      • $20: *GPA Student Members

      Registration (After October 26, 2018)

      • $80: GPA Members
      • $115: Non-members
      • $30: *GPA Student Members

      Must be logged into member profile to receive member rate.

      *If a GPA Student Member needs continuing education credits, he/she will need to pay the higher GPA Member fee regardless of status as a student.

      Cancellation Policy:
      All cancellations must be submitted in writing to Staci Bratcher via email (stacibratcher@gapsychology.org). A $35 cancellation fee will be charged for any cancellations prior to October 26, 2018. No refunds will be given after October 26, 2018.

      The Georgia Psychological Association is proud to sponsor and support a wide variety of workshops throughout the year as an APA approved sponsor of Continuing Education.