About this event:
“Helping Clients Recognize and Respond to Microaggressions”
Presented by Robin Oatis-Ballew, Ph.D. Licensed Psychologist, Professor, Tennessee State University
This program will focus on explaining microaggressions and sharing specific examples. How clients and therapists can recognize and respond to microaggressions will be explored.
Dr. Robin Oatis-Ballew (she/her/hers) is an Associate Professor in the Psychology Department at Tennessee State University. She joined the faculty in 2006, is committed to teaching and training, and has consistently maintained an active research team. Additionally, she has been the Coordinator of the Ph.D. in Psychology – Counseling Concentration since 2014.
Dr. Oatis-Ballew earned her bachelor’s and graduate degrees from Fisk University and Howard University respectively. Both of these institutions emphasize multicultural issues and social justice for all groups. She was also awarded a research fellowship through
the Howard University Cancer Center to study the prevalence and impact of cigarette smoking and breast cancer (separate studies) within ethnic minority populations.
Professionally, Dr. Oatis-Ballew has worked with persons of myriad and diverse
backgrounds in a variety of applied settings and capacities. She has served as a clinician in a community mental health center in an economically marginalized and ethnically diverse neighborhood serving people of different religious backgrounds and sexual orientations. She has also worked in private practice for over 18 years
This is a VIRTUAL EVENT using the Zoom Platform. Attendees will receive a link to join the Zoom meeting on Thursday, September 10th, along with any support materials provided by the presenter.