12 Years A Slave

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The movie, "12 Years A Slave" provides a historical context for understanding Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome as well as the disproportionate numbers of African Americans in the following US system: Child Welfare, Criminal Justice, Juvenile Justice, Mental Health and Special Education.

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12 Years A Slave

  1. 1. 12 YEARS A SLAVE African American Mental Health
  2. 2. A HISTORICAL CONTEXT •Cultural Identity •Diversity of the Workforce •Social Service Case Management HEALTH INEQUALITIES Fragile Families NETWORK 2014
  3. 3. CREATED PSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS •Drapetomania and Dysaethesia Aethiopis CURE •Severe Beating, Lynching, Castration, Chopped Off Foot DESIRE FOR FREEDOM Fragile Families NETWORK 2014
  4. 4. Jonathan M. Metzl “THE PROTEST PSYCHOSIS” Fragile Families NETWORK 2014
  5. 5. CHILD WELFARE CRIMINAL JUSTICE JUVENILE JUSTICE MENTAL HEALTH SPECIAL EDUCATION THE LEGACY OF ENSLAVEMENT Fragile Families NETWORK 2014
  6. 6. CHILD WELFARE CRIMINAL JUSTICE JUVENILE JUSTICE MENTAL HEALTH SPECIAL EDUCATION THE LEGACY OF ENSLAVEMENT Fragile Families NETWORK 2014

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