A discussion about the impact of patriarchal society on women's physical, emotional, and mental health, and what we can do about it

Interview-style, with Elizabeth Irias, LMFT

  • Course Description

    How do we better support women? Women experience staggering rates of sexual assault, gender discrimination, harassment, and stress. Per the 2018 Global Gender Gap report, it will take another 108 years at our current rate of progress to reach gender parity. This interview discusses the impact of patriarchal society on female physical, emotional, and mental health, and offers a starting point for embracing, supporting, and lifting the feminine, including discussion about various types of intersectionality within the female population.

  • Learning Objectives

    Upon completing this course, participants will be able to: List three or more impacts of patriarchal society on women's physical, emotional, or mental health ; Describe how patriarchal cultural norms impact concepts like sexual consent, boundary- setting, goal achievement, and self-concept in women; List two or more ways that clinicians can support women clients

    Target Audience and Instructional Level
    This course is intended for psychologists, therapists, social workers, clinical counselors, and addiction counselors. Instructional level: Introductory & Intermediate

  • How To Take This Course

    In order to receive a certificate of completion reflecting the associated CE credit hour, you must:
    #1: Have an active paid Clearly Clinical membership
    #2: Listen to the corresponding course podcast
    #3: Achieve a passing grade on the post-presentation test (the test has up to ten questions and you must earn a score of at least 80%; you are able to re-test)
    #4: Complete the requested course evaluation.

    Course elements (including the course audio, post-test, and requested course evaluation) can be completed on a computer or mobile device via your Clearly Clinical account.

  • Course Format

    This high-quality and interesting course contains a one-hour, non-interactive audio podcast presentation which is available for free via all major public podcast providers. You can also listen to and download the file via our course player.

  • Commercial Support

    There is no known commercial support or conflict of interest for this CE program, presenter, sponsor, instructor, or content.

  • Certificate Access Details

    Once you've completed the course, your certificate will automatically populate in the 'Certificate' section of your account; it will also be emailed to you. Access to completion certificate will expire 365 days after issuance. Course certificates will be on file for ten (10) years from date of course completion.

  • Accommodations

    If you have special needs or need an accommodation, please email us at info@clearlyclinical.com and we will do our best to assist you.

Interviewee & Interviewer

Dr. Jameta Barlow

Women's Studies Expert

Jameta Nicole Barlow, PhD, MPH, a community health psychologist and public health scientist, is an assistant professor of writing in the University Writing Program and Women’s Leadership Program, an affiliate faculty member in the Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program and in the Milken Institute school of Public Health's Jacobs Institute of Women's Health and holds a secondary appointment with the Department of Health Policy and Management at The George Washington University in Washington, DC. Dr. Barlow engages critical discourses and utilizes decolonizing methodologies to disrupt cardiometabolic syndrome and structural policies adversely affecting Black girls' and women's health, as well as intergenerational trauma. She has spent 23 years in transdisciplinary collaborations with physicians, public health practitioners, researchers, policy administrators, activists, political appointees, and community members in diverse settings throughout the world. Certified as an Emotional Emancipation Circle Facilitator, Dr. Barlow is the Chair-Elect for the American Psychological Association's Committee on Women in Psychology, inaugural Scholar-In-Residence for the Black Women’s Health Imperative and the Communications Lead for the Council on Black Health. Her writings on Black girls' and women's health, intersectionality and restorative health practices in psychology and public health research appear in various publications. She believes "writehealing" is an effective approach towards uncovering trauma and healing. Dr. Barlow holds a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in English from Spelman College, a Master of Public Health (MPH) in Maternal and Child Health from The George Washington University and a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Psychology from North Carolina State University. Please visit Dr. Barlow at JametaBarlow.com.

Elizabeth 'Beth' Irias, MS, LMFT

Interviewer & Clearly Clinical Founder

Elizabeth 'Beth' Irias (she/her) is a licensed Marriage & Family Therapist and the Founder and President of Clearly Clinical. She has specializations in Clinical Documentation, Best Practice, and Utilization Review, and works closely with clinical teams across the US as a trainer and national conference presenter; Beth was formerly an adjunct professor at Pepperdine University in the Graduate Psychology and Education department. Licensed in California and Oregon, she provides therapy via her private practice to young adult and adult clients, members of the LGBTQ population, and those with addictive disorders. She has two young children, a super cool spouse who helps out with Clearly Clinical's tech, and a rescue dog.

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