She is said to be tirelessly self-sacrificing, expected to be endlessly resilient, and thought to be entirely independent and self-reliant. Who is she? The “Strong Black woman.” Black women are “strong.” But what does that really mean? Join Legacy Foundation Japan and special guest Jatauan Glass L CIV (USA), as we unpack what Glass calls the “Strong Black Woman Disease,” and its , pervasive hold on black women and our place in society. Jatauan Glass is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and designated Qualified Supervisor for mental health counselor interns. Previous experience includes mental health and substance use residential /outpatient treatment programs, human trafficking advocacy, and opioid consultation. Populations targeted include children, adolescents, adults, and families. Mental health focuses include anxiety, trauma, and depressive symptoms. She has experience with cognitive behavioral, trauma-focused cognitive behavioral, brief-solution focused, motivational interviewing, systemic, and person-centered techniques. In the Navy, she served as a first responder in military sexual assault incidents. Navy experience also provided unique exposure and enhanced understanding of a multitude of cultures and ethnicities. In Japan, Ms. Glass maintains a private practice and works with military service members and their families.
This event is a ladies only panel discussion and there are only 50 seats, so RSVP today.