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MPG Consulting Presents:
Culturally and Racially Attuned WORKSHOPS, TRAINING AND SUPERVISION

MPG Consulting Presents Customized Workshops, Training and Supervision on Providing Culturally and Racially Attuned Services Workshops and supervision will address the impact of structural racism as well as racial/cultural/gender identity and sexual orientation on the relationship between worker and client.

The trainings, workshops and supervision are organized for professionals at various stages of their careers and with varying understanding and experience working with diverse racial, cultural and ethnic groups.

Workshops and supervision will address the impact of structural racism as well as racial/cultural/sexual identity developmental issues on the relationship between worker and client.

The training combines didactic and experiential methods to focus on the meaning of cultural and racial identification for the clinicians and client; the experience of clinicians and clients with social institutions related to their cultural, racial, gender identity, their sexual orientation, and immigrant status; and guidelines for addressing race and culture in the work of the organization. We would use large group and small group configurations in the workshop. We would also provide some articles as resource material. We would further tailor the workshop to the needs of the agency based on discussion with key program staff prior to the training, workshops or supervision.

MPG CONSULTING Team is composed of primarily professional social workers, psychologists, psychiatrist, specialists in working with youth, substance abuse, community organizers and law enforcement officers. These highly skilled professionals are familiar with the manifestations of depression, trauma, structural racism, and the public health approach to racial tension in urban poor communities of color. They have extensive experience doing training on issues of cultural and racial competence for mental health and human service staff.

MPG CONSULTING creates and facilitates customized culturally and racially sensitive programming, training, workshops, coaching and supervision for those who work with diverse urban populations. For more information, contact Mary at 212-245-2510 or mpg@marypendergreene.com or visit her website at marypendergreene.com.

MPG Consulting

MPG Consulting has a special commitment to ensuring that agencies serving populations of color are prepared to provide clients with transformative culturally and racially attuned clinical, programmatic, and administrative services.

Vision

Our vision is to support agencies serving populations of color prepare to provide clients with transformative culturally and racially attuned clinical, programmatic, and administrative services while doing so with dignity and justice.

Mission

Our mission is to provide consulting services that exemplify the high-quality services we so vigorously seek to support in organizations committed to aligning themselves with antiracist policies that eliminate barriers to success in the workplace.

History

MPG Consulting’s undertaking of Institutional Antiracist Consulting is an immediate response to our understanding of the urgency to respond to institutions that courageously stepped forward to create antiracist organizations where dignity and humanity are at the forefront. Our current political, racial and economic environment has further highlighted the need for building strong alliances with colleagues, institutions and communities to help develop language, policies and procedures that propel us into an awakened state where internal biases and historically imbedded institutional prejudices are no longer concealed and are dismantled.

Who We Are

The MPG Consulting Team is primarily composed of professional social workers, psychologists, psychiatrists, mental health, business management and substance abuse professionals as well as community organizers and law enforcement officers. These highly skilled professionals are familiar with the manifestations of depression, trauma, structural racism, and the public health approach to racial tension in urban poor communities of color. They have extensive experience facilitating workshops, trainings and groups focused on issues of cultural and racial competence for mental health and human service staff. MPG Consulting creates and facilitates customized culturally and racially sensitive programming, training, workshops, executive coaching and supervision for those who work with diverse urban populations. Our services will address the impact of structural racism as well as racial/cultural/gender identity and sexual orientation on relationships between employees, as well as between employees and clients. MPG’s consulting services, trainings, workshops and supervision are structured for professionals at various stages of their careers and with varying understanding and experience working with diverse racial, cultural and ethnic groups.

Our services combines didactic and experiential methods to focus on the meaning of cultural and racial identification; the experience of staff and clients related to their cultural, racial, gender identity, their sexual orientation, and immigrant status; and guidelines for addressing race and culture within the organization.

MPG Consulting is licensed by the NY State Licensing Board to provide continuing education credits to licensed social workers (LMSW & LCSW), Creative Arts Therapists (LCAT), Mental Health Counselors (LMHC), Family and Marriage Therapists (LMFT) and Psychoanalysts. We bring the CE courses to the organization offering the unique opportunity for staff to be educated together.

Accountability Statement

Mary Pender Greene, cofounder of the Antiracist Alliance founded MPG Consulting upon philosophies of anti-racist community organizing. MPG Consulting works closely with and aligns with the principles of the People’s Institute for Survival and Beyond, who, based in New Orleans, are recognized nationally and internationally for their Undoing Racism™ & Community Organizing Workshop. To ensure that all our consultants are fully equipped with a complete understanding of working within an antiracist framework, each consultant is required to attend their workshop.

MPG Consulting’s board of directors consists of professionals committed to remaining accountable to identified community stakeholders while maintaining a duty to diversity and inclusion.

MPG Consulting produces results that are in alignment with organizational goals while addressing the developmental needs of the individual. Our racially and culturally attuned services include confidential and supportive feedback that brings fresh insight and motivates leaders to develop new positive behaviors.

We assist management acquire skills that allow for effective development and communication of diversity and inclusion mission statements and implementation plans. We help leaders learn how to support open dialogue with staff and communicate clearly and efficiently within every level of the organization.

MPG Consulting provides customized time limited or ongoing consulting on the following and much more:
  • Evaluating the organization to identify policies and procedures that impede success in the work place
  • Developing a sustainable plan to implement antiracist policies
  • Developing specific procedures to develop leadership from within, recruit, promote and retain a diverse workforce
  • Formulating a diversity and inclusion accountability plan
  • Improving staff morale and increase productivity
  • Increasing staff by-in and building team cohesion