Why The World Is On Fire
Two women from different walks of life come together to discuss the murder of George Floyd and the impact of systemic racism in the U.S. Each share their lived experiences immediately following the protests erupted in May 2020. They focus on experiences of oppression, privilege, and implicit bias. They also share ways in which their professional lives have been impacted and provide suggestions for moving forward. Why the World is on Fire: Historical and Ongoing Oppression of Black African American people in the US is part of a 3 part series by Dr. Jade Logan created for the Pennsylvania Psychological Association. The first two parts are in webinar form and can be found here: https://www.papsy.org/store/ListProducts.aspx?catid=471749&ftr= Presenters: Dr. Audrey Ervin is a licensed psychologist who completed a Ph.D. in counseling psychology at the University of Memphis and a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Delaware where she specialized in diversity issues and mindfulness-based interventions in therapy. Her clinical and research areas focus on multicultural competence with a particular emphasis on gender identity, sexual orientation, racial identity, and gender expansive identities. She has presented work at numerous national and international conferences including the American Psychological Association, the Association for Women in Psychology, and the Pennsylvania Psychological Association. She was the national spokesperson for the Association for Women in Psychology and concurrently served as a member of the implementation collective. She serves on the Committee on Multiculturalism for the Pennsylvania Psychological Association. She owns Ervin Counseling & Consulting, LLC., is the academic program director of the graduate counseling psychology program at Delaware Valley University in Doylestown, PA, and is a nationally certified Stop the Hate trainer. Dr. Ervin was awarded the Distinguished Faculty Member Award at Delaware Valley University, named to the Bucks County Courier Times “40 under 40” list and cited in the “99 Top Professors in Counseling, Psychology, and Therapy” list. She completed a certificate in Mindfulness at Harvard University in 2018. She is frequently cited in various media outlets including Time magazine, NBC News and Psychology Today about the Imposter Syndrome and psychological well-being. www.ervincounseling.com Dr. Jade Logan is a licensed and board-certified clinical psychologist. She currently serves as the Training Director for the Chestnut Hill College Internship Consortium and Assistant Professor of Psychology in the doctoral training program at CHC. Dr. Logan provides clinical supervision and individual psychotherapy to predominately African American women through The Ladipo Group, LLC. Her areas of clinical expertise include PTSD related to sexual trauma and intimate partner violence, anxiety and mood disorders, and women's issues. A majority of her work focuses on psychotherapy with African American/Black men and women who are coping with the stressors of working and being educated in predominantly White work and school environments. As the Training Director, Dr. Logan oversees an APA accredited predoctoral internship for 8-11 doctoral trainees each year. She conducts weekly group supervision and provides didactic seminars that focus on multicultural supervision, ethical and legal practices, cultural humility, and consultation. During the academic year, Dr. Logan teaches Advanced Topics in Human Diversity and Professional & Ethical Clinical Practice. Over the last 10 years, Dr. Logan has provided workshops on race, power, and privilege to local community organizations, businesses, and governmental agencies such as the Philadelphia Family Court, Delaware Valley Planning Commission, Pennsylvania CareerLink and more. Dr. Logan currently serves as the chair of the Publications Committee for PPA and is a member of the American Psychological Association.