News Flash: Anti-Racism Training based on the Teachings of Virginia Satir

News Flash: Anti-Racism Training based on the Teachings of Virginia Satir

Anti-Racism Training Based on the Teachings of Virginia Satir

You are invited to apply to participate in an anti-racism training for 5 weeks starting Friday, October 2, 1pm-3pm ET. The group will be limited to 24. If you are interested contact Kim at for an application. The group will be facilitated by four highly accomplished people. Here are their bios:

Lutricia Callair, LCSW
Lutricia began her career as an activist at age 13 and was trained in Non-Violent Civil Disobedience. She has been an anti-racist trainer for twenty years. She trained with Virginia Satir and believes in the power of Virginia’s teachings for combatting systemic racism. Lutricia is the owner is The Center for Healing and Wellness in Durham, North Carolina. She is also the author of Soulful Conversations, Everybody as Our Own, which will be published later this year.

Hugh Gratz, LCSW
Hugh was a Trainer for Virginia and has over 35 years of experience in mental health, family service organization, hospice, and private practice. Hugh has worked extensively with First Nation populations in Canada and in Central America with populations impacted by war, violence, and natural disasters. And he has been involved in diversity training for years with an interest in assisting privileged populations in recognizing the uneven playing field in the areas of race and ethnicity, gender, and sexual orientation.

Jean McLendon, LCSW, LMFT and AAMFT
Jean was a Trainer for Virginia with over 50 years of experience as a psychotherapist applying her knowledge and skills in private practice as well as in a variety of contexts, situations, countries, and cultures. She is featured in the professional video series “Family Therapy with the Experts” and most recently she joined the faculty of the University of North Carolina’s School of Social Work to facilitate the establishment of a Satir Practitioner Certification Program.

Leon Spencer, EdD, CPC
Leon is a retired professor emeritus of counselor education at Georgia Southern University and is in private practice at Counseling Associates of Statesboro, Georgia. He is retired military and served in the Air Force specializing in Family Support, Drug/Alcohol Rehab, Equal Opportunity and Treatment, and Race Relations. And he was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Letters from Meadville Lombard Theological Seminary for his leadership in anti-racism work.