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Counseling Centers of New York Conference
Wednesday, June 07, 2023 to Friday, June 09, 2023
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University of Buffalo


Presenter: Carlton Green, Ph.D.

Topic: Responding to and Treating the Trauma of Racism: Bearing Witness in Psychotherapy                         

Dr. Carlton E. Green is a licensed professional psychologist, and he has more than 25 years of experience in higher education.  He is a former staff psychologist at the University of Maryland’s counseling center.  Currently, Dr. Green is Director of Diversity Training & Education in the Office of Diversity & Inclusion at the University of Maryland.   His expertise is in diversity, equity, and inclusion with a specific focus on race, racial identity, racism, racial justice, and racial healing.  The preconference has the following learning objectives:

  • Define racial trauma and identify related symptoms
  • Describe types of race-related responses to racial trauma and violence
  • Apply understanding of Helms’ Racial Identity Models to therapy interactions
  • Begin to identify barriers to effective race-related communication in therapy
  • Delineate treatment strategies for addressing racial trauma responses
  • Outline the utility of #racialtraumisreal (Jernigan et al., 2015) as an outreach strategy

Keynote Address

Speaker: Margaret Sallee, Ph.D.

Topic: Addressing Burnout in Higher Education: Individual and Organizational Solutions

Dr. Margaret Sallee is an Associate Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy in the University at Buffalo Graduate School of Education.  Dr. Sallee’s research focuses on the work culture of universities, examining the professional environment for faculty on college campuses as well as the graduate student experience.  Dr. Sallee is also interested in the ways in which faculty, staff and students navigate the demands of work and family, or other life obligations, and the role that the university plays in supporting people’s efforts.  Her talk encompasses the following learning objectives:

  • Explore the reasons why higher education workers feel burned out and demoralized
  • Learn to identify the signs of burnout and demoralization in both employees and teams.
  • Examine the consequences for individuals of different identity groups as well as for organizations.
  • Explore ideas for creating workplace conditions that enable workers to flourish.
  • Think about how to assess employee engagement and morale.