The Greater Philadelphia Diversity Collaborative invites you to a free program: Racial Identity Forum
“Positive Multiculturalism – Helping Our Children Develop and Maintain a Positive Racial and Ethnic
Identity in a Complicated World”
Presenters: Susan McGroarty, Ph.D., ABPP, Chestnut Hill College and Cheryll Rothery, Psy.D., ABPP, Chestnut Hill College
In this informative, 3 hour workshop, Drs. McGroarty and Rothery, both experienced educators, clinicians, diversity trainers, and parents, will:
1) Explore the stages of ethnic/racial identity development in the context of multiple systems,
such as the family, the neighborhood and school, and within the larger society;
2) Explore ways to help children and adolescents process and respond to overt racial
discrimination and racial incidents; and
3) Explore ways to affirm and foster children’s and adolescents’ positive ethnic/racial identity
Parents, teachers, care givers, counselors and all who nurture children and young people are encouraged to attend.
When: Saturday, January 11, 2014, beginning at 2:00 PM
Where: Frankford Friends School
1500 Orthodox Street, Philadelphia, PA 19124
Link for Directions: http://www.frankfordfriendsschool.org/directionsFFS.html
To register, send an email to GPDiversityCollaborative@gmail.com
with your name, school affiliation, position and a phone number.
You will receive an email reply with more information about the event.
You may also feel free to use this email address for questions
about the event or the Collaborative.