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Free Members' Webinar: Black History Month: Popular Culture, Racism and Mental Health

01:07:00

Oct 28, 2021 03:28 PM

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Raphael Travis Jr., LCSW
Dr. @Professor, MSW Program Director at Texas State University, School of Social Work
Dr. Travis is a Professor and MSW Program Director at Texas State University in the School of Social Work. His research, practice and consultancy work emphasizes healthy development over the life-course, resilience, and civic engagement. He also investigates creative arts, especially Hip-Hop culture, as a source of health and well-being for individuals and communities. He is author of the book “The Healing Power of Hip Hop.” His latest research, linking arts engagement and well-being, appears in a variety of academic journals and book chapters. The Collaborative Research for Education, Art, and Therapeutic Engagement (CREATE) Lab, at Texas State University (San Marcos, TX, USA) led by Dr. Travis, partners with researchers, educators, artists, and community-based organizations focused on better understanding the educational, health, and therapeutic benefits of music and art engagement. Raphael is also the founder and Director of FlowStory.