This webinar will discuss myths surrounding Asian American families, their strengths, and common stressors (e.g., language barriers, acculturative stress, experience with racism/discrimination, financial difficulties, and family conflict). Presenters Yan Ruth Xia, Ph.D., CFLE, and Cixin Wang, Ph.D., will also dive into the history of anti-Asian racism and showcase data on racism targeting Asian Americans during COVID-19. Finally, participants will learn skills and strategies on how to help Asian American parents talk to their children about race.

Attendees will leave this webinar with the ability to:

  • Recognize the family strengths and unique challenges of Asian American families;
  • Articulate the history of anti-Asian racism in the U.S. and the impact of the current COVID-19 related racism on Asian American families;
  • Support Asian American parent-child communication on the subject of race.

Approved for 1 hour of CFLE continuing education credit.

Webinar date: August 9, 2021

Fee: $25 for NCFR student members / $45 for NCFR members & CFLEs / $85 for nonmembers & non-CFLEs