Racism and Mental Health

New School for Social Research: Psychology

Liberal Arts

Undergraduate Course

Graduate Course

Majors Only

Racism and Mental Health

Spring 2022

Taught By: Lillian Polanco-Roman

Section: A

CRN: 8863

Credits: 3

This course will provide a historical, theoretical, and empirical context through which to understand the effects of racism on mental health in racial and ethnic minoritized populations. It will explore antiracist approaches to mental health care. Topics include: mental health disparities by race and ethnicity, the various forms of racism (i.e., institutional, interpersonal, internalized), racial trauma, intergenerational trauma, race-based stress, racial healing, racial bias and prejudice, racial and ethnic identity development and socialization. This seminar is an experiential course where students will reflect on their personal experiences and biases and connect course content to current events.

College: New School for Social Research (GF)

Department: Psychology (GPSY)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Max Enrollment: 20

Add/Drop Deadline: February 6, 2022 (Sunday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: April 17, 2022 (Sunday)

Seats Available: Yes

Status: Open*

* Status information is updated every five minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 2:17pm 10/26/2021 EDT

Meeting Info:

Days: Tuesday

Times: 4:00pm - 5:50pm

Building: TBD

Room: TBD

Date Range: 1/25/2022 - 5/10/2022