African American Hair Care Consultation
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This 1-hour individual support session will help caregivers who need to understand the complexity of caring for African American and biracial hair and skin.  Participants will gain skills and knowledge to be culturally responsive to the needs of children/youth in their care.  The provider can consult on how to properly wash, dry and style (including braiding) hair and appropriate skin products for African American children and youth in their care.  The participants will gain knowledge, skills, and tools to utilize with the children/youth in their care.  Participants will learn how to seek necessary resources and support to promote a healthy self-concept for the children/youth in their care.  Consultation will be provided by SAKS Salon.

Topics: 
Caregiver Skills
Caregiver Support and Information
Culture
Delivery Method: 
Coaching Session
Training Level: 
In-Service
Hours: 
1
Audience: 
Caregivers
Course Requires Coaching Session?: 
No
Registration Instructions: 

We care currently full and placing new requests onto a wait list. To be added to the list, please contact Shelly Myers, Program Operations Specialist, at: mysh300@uw.edu.  Be sure to include your name, telephone number and email address in your inquiry.