The presenters will discuss white racial identity (Whiteness) and its relationship to White supremacy and White racism. The presenters will define these concepts, offer perspectives on how they influence our interactions in therapeutic and other work settings.
Suggestions will also be offered on what psychologists can do within their communities, professional organizations, and/or workplace settings to acknowledge the impact of our collective use of Whiteness as the prototype for normative interactions and how this may sustain narratives of White supremacy and White racism.
- Define the terms White racial identity, White supremacy and White racism.
- Describe the intersectionality of Whiteness/White supremacy and institutional racism.
- Identify internalized notions of white supremacy and learn strategies to address White racism in a variety of work settings.