Psychology's Potential Role in Overcoming Racism

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About the Course:

Because racism has psychological underpinnings and effects psychology can have a critical role in combating racism. This course consists of four brief articles on psychology’s current and potential role in overcoming racism and intolerance. These articles relate to APA’s involvement in the 2001 U.N. World Conference Against Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia, and Related Intolerance.

Journal/Publisher:

APA Monitor

Publication Date:

2002

Authors

Bridget Murray

Monitor staff

The American Psychological Association

The American Psychological Association in consultation with the WCAR Health/Mental Health CaucusvOrganizations of Psychological and Mental Health Scientists and Practitioners.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for social workers, counselors, psychologists, and other human services and behavioral health professionals who seek knowledge about the role of Psychology in overcoming Racism. It is appropriate for participants with all levels of knowledge about the topic.

Course Objectives:

  1. identify potential functions of psychology and psychologists in preventing and remedying racism, intolerance and their effects.

  2. understand APA\‘s recent contribution to the UN World Conference Against Racism.

Article One-Psychology bolsters the world's fight against racism

Article Two: Psychological Causes and Consequences of Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia, and Related Intolerances

Article Three: Resolution Against Racism and in Support of the Goals of the 2001 U.N. World Conference Against Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia, and Related Intolerance

Article Four: APA's Declaration for the 2001 U.N. World Conference Against Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia, and Related Intolerance

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Course Number: 100637
Credit Hours: 3cr
Exam Fee: $20.91
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