African American Hair and Skin Care
This 4-hour focused topic training for caregivers, social workers and supervisors teaches participants to understand the complexity of caring for African American and biracial hair and skin. Participants will gain skills and knowledge to be culturally responsive to the needs of the children/youth in their care. The provider will demonstrate how to properly wash, dry and style (including braiding) for African American children and youth in their care. The provider will give resource tools on how participants get the appropriate hair and skin products for children/youth. The participants will gain knowledge, skills and tools to utilize with the children/youth in their care. Participants will learn how to seek necessary resources and support to promote a healthy self-concept for the children/youth in their care.