Season 4  Episode 12: The Misinterpretation of Trauma Responses as Professional Shortcomings

In this enlightening episode, we discuss the often misunderstood ways trauma can manifest in the workplace and why these manifestations are frequently misinterpreted as professional shortcomings. Our discussion aims to shine a light on the subtle signs of trauma and explore actionable strategies to foster a more inclusive and understanding workplace environment.

Dr. Carrie Young-McWilliams is back to guide us through today’s episode. She is a fervent advocate for social justice and educational equity with a rich background in civil rights activism and educational leadership. Carrie has spearheaded transformative initiatives in various educational roles and continues her mission through her consulting service, focusing on diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice (DEIJ) in education.

Meet Dr. Carrie Young-McWilliams, a passionate advocate for social justice and educational equity from Mississippi and now based in Maryland. With a background deeply rooted in civil rights activism, Carrie brings extensive experience in educational leadership, having spearheaded transformative initiatives in low-performing high schools and led district-wide reform efforts. Her diverse career encompasses roles as a Dean of Students, curriculum author, classroom teacher, and presenter at esteemed national forums like the Aurora Symposium and the National Association of School Principals. Carrie holds degrees from prestigious institutions such as the University of Central Florida, Sacred Heart University, and the University of Sarasota, where her doctoral research focused on student mobility. As the CEO of Young-McWilliams Education Consulting Services, LLC, she continues her mission to advance diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice (DEIJ) in education, all while proudly representing Delta Sigma Theta, Inc.

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