LBHC 2017

Staying Awake and Mobilizing Hope

Start: November 3rd, 2017
12 am
End: November 4th, 2017
5 pm
Southern University, New Orleans School of Social Work
Presentation Features:
  • Decolonial and Liberatory perspectives in mental health, education, current systems and practices of law enforcement and community life.
  • Aligning with organizations to install anti-racist and gender equity policies and practices
  • Embracing spirituality outside of religious institutions
  • Creating and embedding systems of social change that uphold values of equity, inclusion, and shared liberation.
  • Disrupting systems of white supremacy by linking activists, scholars, educators, and healers from indigenous and bipoc communities.
Rhea V. Almeida

Rhea V. Almeida, MS, Ph.D., founder of Institute for Family Services, is a family therapist, trainer and educator. Creator of a Liberation Based Healing Perspective in family therapy, Dr. Almeida is the author of numerous journal articles and three books: Expansions of Feminist Theory Through Diversity, Transformations in Gender and Race: Family and Developmental Perspectives and co-author of Transformative Family Therapy: Just Families in a Just Society.

Her recent book Liberation Based Practices, came out April 2019, available on Amazon! She is acknowledged internationally and nationally for her work on decoloniality/Intersectionality – in therapeutic and policy practices. She is a co-founder of the national Liberation Based Healing Conference currently in its 16th year!