Black and EMPOWERed Podcast
Meet the Family pt. 2

Meet the Family pt. 2

October 8, 2021

Welcome to Season 2 of the Black and EMPOWERED Podcast. In this first episode, meet our newest graduate students, Ashanti Brown and Niara Carrenard. We will update you on all that's been going on, changes in the EMPOWER lab, and highlight stories of Black excellence.

Follow us on our Instagram and Twitter and follow the Black excellence pages discussed in this episode below.

IG: @ByCherele : @Beyourself Growing Gardenias Podcast

 

REEC Radio Rebroadcast

REEC Radio Rebroadcast

September 10, 2021

Join us on this rebroadcast episode of REEC radio's interview with our very own Dr. Isha Metzger. Dr. Metzger will discuss racial trauma, coping, and how she challenges systemic racism using a multi-level approach.

 

Follow on social media REEC Radio  Dr. Isha Metzger The EMPOWER Lab

Suicidality Among Black Teens - Interview with Dr. Isha Metzger

Suicidality Among Black Teens - Interview with Dr. Isha Metzger

September 1, 2021

Join us today as we listen to Liz Tung interview Dr. Isha Metzger as she discusses suicidality in Black youth, risk factors and barriers that may impact access to health care and mental health services in Black communities, and how to actively participate in reducing existing barriers, whether you are a clinical or community member. 

Important Links:

‘We are in a state of emergency’: What's behind the rising suicide rate among Black kids

Liz Tung

Dr. Isha Metzger

The EMPOWER Lab

The State of Black Mental Health

The State of Black Mental Health

August 4, 2021

Listen in on this special panel discussion on the state of Black mental health, featuring Dr. Earl Turner, Dr. Donell Barnett, Dr. Maryam Jernigan-Noesi, and our very own Dr. Isha Metzger. Join the panelists as they discuss coping and healing, increased stress in our communities of color, the need for culturally responsive clinicians, explicit conversations about racism between parents and children, and coping and healing strategies.

Trigger warning there will be discussion on police brutality and racial injustice as part of the episode. 

Follow the panelists and us on social media: The Empower Lab, Therapy for Black Kids, Dr. Maryam Jernigan-Noesi

How to Set Up a Research Team

How to Set Up a Research Team

July 14, 2021

Join us on this special episode in collaboration with Yale University's Center for Interdisciplinary Research on Aids, CIRA, panel discussion on how to set up a research team. Learn how the panel members discuss creating the culture they want within their teams, managing, mentoring, and developing your research staff.

To learn more about Yale University's CIRA program click here.

 

Corona Kiki

Corona Kiki

June 16, 2021

In today's episode, we are gonna be real with our audience about our experiences with COVID-19, while being in grad school and still trying to maintain a sense of normalcy the best that we can during these hectic times. Join us as we discuss what it's been like for us and also cover some coping tips that we have found useful in our personal lives.

 

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MedPage Interview on Cultural Humility

MedPage Interview on Cultural Humility

May 26, 2021

This week join us for a special interview with Kara Grant, Enterprise and Investigative Writer for MedPage, and our very own Dr. Isha Metzger as they discuss how to treat Ethno-Racial trauma with cultural humility. You can learn more about MedPage and Kara Grant on the MedPage website. The original episode aired on April 26, 2021, through MedPage and be sure to check out our social media accounts @bbkars and @TheEMPOWERLab

Psychoeducation on Racial Stress & Trauma

Psychoeducation on Racial Stress & Trauma

May 5, 2021

Come join the Black & Empowered team as we interview Dr. Isha Metzger and discuss racial stress and trauma in the context of psychoeducation. What is psychoeducation? How can it benefit you? And we'll also discuss coping strategies that can help in your healing. 

How to be a Better Ally

How to be a Better Ally

April 7, 2021

Join the Black & Empowered team as we discuss allyship and how to be a better ally without  falling into the stereotypical 'white savior' trope. Our special guests this week are Ian Raugh and Miriam Zegarac from the University of Georgia's Clinical Psychology program. 

Racial Trauma is Real: Coping & Healing

Racial Trauma is Real: Coping & Healing

February 10, 2021
What is racial trauma? Media this past year has been especially flooded with images exhibiting the negative experiences that many Black people face in their daily lives. In today's episode we are going to breakdown what racial trauma is, and more importantly how to heal and cope with these experiences with our expert guest Dr. Maryam M. Jernigan-Noesi.
 
To learn more about Dr. Jernigan-Noesi and her work check out www.mmjerniganassociates.com
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