Cultivating Racial and Cultural Empathy in Young Children with Dr. Diana Bermudez
Date: Tuesday, November 10, 2020
Time: 10:00 am EST (New York/DC)
Location: Online (via Zoom)
Cost: FREE. Open to all.
Please join FIGT-DC Member and Licensed Professional Counselor, Dr. Diana Bermudez for a discussion on how we honor our responsibility of raising empathetic children, towards greater racial and cultural justice. The practices shared in this session will focus on parenting children ages 1-8 years old, and can be adapted to older children as well.
The event is FREE to attend but please RSVP below to reserve your spot and receive the Zoom link to join the conversation.
Dr. Diana Bermudez is a licensed Professional Counselor in Virginia, with a Ph.D. in Counseling and MA in Art Therapy from George Washington University. She is bilingual (native Spanish) and experienced with the complexities of multicultural families. She trained in play therapy at the Gil Institute for Trauma Recovery and Education and is certified Level 1 by the Theraplay Institute and a yoga teacher. She is also a certified Pyramid Model Trainer and Coach.
As a mental health consultant, Dr. Bermudez has developed and delivered services to children and parents, as well as professional development at a variety of early childhood centers. She has taught as adjunct faculty in the Counseling and Art Therapy Graduate Programs of George Washington University. She is a member of Early Childhood Mental Health Virginia’s Advisory Board and has conducted research and published articles and book chapters with a focus on making therapeutic interventions accessible to minority clients.
Dr. Bermudez is the Owner of Amare Counseling and Education: amarecenter.com/