Dr. Wade Nobles
Ifagbemi Sangodare, Nana Kwaku Berko I, Bejana, Onebune
Dr. Wade Nobles Website
As we begin to think about the meaning and consequences of multiple global crises, our community must simultaneously consider how to respond and heal. This session is designed to guide attendees through the foundational science of African Psychology and to provide practical methods for putting it into practice. Learn what makes African Psychology a distinct science uniquely situated to provide the tools necessary for healing among people of African ancestry.
Dr. Nobles is the author of over 100 publications and is a globally renowned speaker. His work, Seeking the Sakhu, is a foundational text in African Psychology. Dr. Nobles reminds us that our role as healers must be in alignment with Sakhu or the study of the illumination of the human spirit. This drastically differs from western psychological theories focused solely on the study of behavior. In this session, we explore the importance of situating spirit and its illumination at the core of our work as healers.
- Explain the difference between African psychology as a theory and African psychology as a science.
- Describe methods for utilizing African psychology for healing racial trauma.
Homestudy CE's are approved nationally via the American Psychological association and the National Board of Certified Counselors.
CE Credits | 2 Core | Psychologists
CE Hours | 2 Core | Counselors
Social Work, School Psychology & Marriage & Family Therapy
The live virtual version of this workshop was originally approved by ASWB & NASP nationally in states that accept CEs granted by these accrediting bodies. This homestudy course is consistent with related hours. Please check with your state licensure board for rules.
CE Hours | 2 | School Psychologists
Clock Hours | 2 | Social Work
Contact Hours | 2 | LMFT’s
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A Healing Paradigm partnered with the Faculty Development, Teaching, & Advising Center at Morehouse College to offer this session as part of a series. Dr. Monique Earl-Lewis served as the co-convener of the series. She is an Associate Professor in Africana Studies & Director of the Center. As an organizational psychologist, Dr. Earl-Lewis is committed to partnering with community organizations to advance the unique mission of Morehouse College that includes advancing knowledge of Black life, history, and culture.