Presentation on theme: "Diversity Dialogue Special Session NASP Annual Convention 2015."— Presentation transcript:
Diversity Dialogue Special Session NASP Annual Convention 2015
My Background Pieces of Me – African American Males in School Psychology Diversity Recruitment/Cultural Competence Documentary Trailer
First generation college student Second year graduate student at Howard University Research Interest Diversity Recruitment Positive Psychology The Integration of Technology and Education
Pieces – The various elements of a black man. ME – The representation of black men when you encounter and black male.
Formulating the idea Developing the plan Revising the plan Execute the plan
“Pieces of Me”, will provide a visual exploration into the journey of African American male school psychology students. This production will encompass several short interviews, stories and prospective of the road to become a School Psychologist.
The purpose of this production is to showcase experiences of students of color by engaging in issues surrounding racism, discrimination, gender and the perceptions of African American males.
How many African American Male School Psychologist are there within the 3% of African American representation in School Psychology? Is there an accurate count? QTNA
A major goal of this showcase is to provide viewers with insight on the issues of being a double minority within a profession and the importance of diversity recruitment. Participants will learn how this information can be useful in addressing issues male African American School Psychology students encounter as well as assisting with multicultural competence.
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