Black Girls' Mental Wealth Academy

A 6-week online Black girl mental health peer educator course

At the Black Girls' Mental Health Academy, we help youth leaders, professional mentors, life coaches, and other non-mental health specialists increase their knowledge of the state of Black girls' and young women’s mental health in just 6 weeks, so they can potentially identify signs and symptoms of toxic stress and trauma in herself or others, gain positive coping and self-care skills, and develop the necessary skills to become peer mental health educators for their communities. Upon completion, students will receive a certificate which indicates that they completed the necessary training to become a Black Girl Mental Health Peer Educator as designated by scholar, author, and therapist, Dr. Venus E. Evans-Winters. Enroll today and earn your certificate to become a Black Girl Mental Health Peer Educator!!

This certificate course includes:

  • Access to my Black Girl Mental Health Academy!
  • A clear course calendar so you know how to design your own action plan for change!
  • Weekly homework assignments to keep you and you focused!
  • Worksheets and handouts that will help increase self-awareness and improve your wellness routine!
  • The opportunity to showcase your skills and knowledge with a certificate!! Show teachers, future employers, or your future clients!
  • My unwavering enthusiasm, dedication, and passion to help Black girls and young women achieve and thrive!
  • Curriculum and activities designed by me, Dr. Venus Evans-Winters, which is based on all of my knowledge as a professor, clinical therapist, health and wellness coach, and meditation teacher!

Your Instructor

Dr. Venus E. Evans-Winters
Dr. Venus E. Evans-Winters

Dr. Venus E. Evans-Winters (Dr. V) is a research and policy scholar with expertise in educational policy analysis, critical pedagogy, and the sociology of urban education. As a former University Professor of Educational Policy, she has taught preservice teachers, principals, and superintendents. Her latest co-authored books are, "Intersectional Qualitative Research: An Introduction" and "Investing in the Educational Success of Black Women and Girls". Dr. Evans-Winters is the author of “Black Feminism in Qualitative Inquiry: A Mosaic for Writing Our Daughter’s Body” and “Teaching Black Girls: Resilience in Urban Schools”. She is co-editor of the books, “Black Feminism in Education: Black Women Speak Up, Back, & Out”, “Celebrating Twenty Years of Black Girlhood: The Lauryn Hill Reader”, and “(Re)Teaching Trayvon: Education for Racial Justice and Human Freedom”. She is also the author of numerous academic journal articles and book chapters. This invitee to President Obama’s special convening on “The State of Research on Girls and Women”, has served girls, young men, and women in the U.S., Ghana, West Africa, and South Africa. She has facilitated and participated in Paulo Freire critical pedagogue institutes in Malta, Greece, Spain, and Italy. Dr. Evans-Winters is also a licensed clinical social worker, licensed school social worker, and a complex trauma professional as well as a certified health and wellness coach.

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, we can refund you only within the first week of the course. We are a small organization that is based on service and activism; therefore, we work on the honor system and integrity! Thus, after the first week of course activation (i.e. course delivery), there are no refunds!

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