Cherie Bridges Patrick ’20

Dr. Cherie Bridges Patrick ’20 (GSLC, PhD) recently traveled to Nairobi, Kenya for a strategic partner workshop supporting the efforts of the Albany Associates’ Women to Women Security Project in Somalia. Partners attending the workshop explored ways in which to best support communities, as well as how to help women, girls and other marginalized groups in Baidoa feel an increased sense of security and inclusion. Dr. Bridges Patrick represented Maandeeq Mental Health and Training Institute and provided education on the impact of trauma and the need for trauma-responsive services.

Read Dr. Bridges Patrick dissertation Navigating the Silences: Social Worker Discourses Around Race here.