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Practicing Anti-Colonial Mental Health Therapy

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1.  What is Decolonization?
  1. it brings about the repatriation of Indigenous land and life
  2. seeking authority over other people and territories
  3. a metaphor
  4. diversity, equity, and inclusion
2.  Who wrote “Decolonization Is Not A Metaphor”?
  1. Fritz Perls
  2. Tuck and Yang
  3. Albert Einstein
  4. Sigmund Freud
3.  What is the difference between Anti-Colonial and Decolonial?
  1. Anti-Colonial and Decolonial are the same thing
  2. Anti-colonial is to be in resistance to systemic oppression and the roots that grew from the systems. Decolonial is repatriation of land and life.
  3. Being Decolonial is just about diversity.
  4. None of the above
4.  What is ONE way to honor the Indigenous people of the land that you reside on?
  1. A formal land acknowledgment
  2. Continuing to exploit the land
  3. Taking personal ownership over the land
  4. None of the above
5.  What are two systems that came directly from colonialism?
  1. Capitalism and Supremacy
  2. Capitalism and Community Connection
  3. Supremacy
  4. None of the above
6.  Who contributed to bringing anti-colonial theory to mental health?
  1. Blue Cross Blue Shield
  2. John C. Calhoun
  3. Frantz Fanon
  4. Sigmund Freud
7.  What keeps colonialism thriving in therapy?
  1. Therapist that address cultural issues
  2. Practicing anti-colonial therapy
  3. Therapist fear and invalidation of emotions related to anger and assertiveness in session
  4. All of the above
8.  What is a micro way to practice anti-colonialism?
  1. Building relationships with local indigenous communities
  2. Moving out of the country
  3. Imposing a world view that does not align with your clients
  4. Doing nothing different because you are uncomfortable
9.  Who developed the ideology of “Race” and “Racial Classification”?
  1. Carl Linnaeus
  2. The Violence Initiative
  3. Carl Rogers
  4. None of the above
10.  What is one barrier for Black folks seeking out traditional therapy?
  1. Your office location
  2. Offering sliding scale
  3. Offering group therapy
  4. None of the above
11.  A Life-Honoring Worldview includes which of the following?
  1. Oppression
  2. Sympathy
  3. Equity
  4. None of the above
12.  Worldviews ___________ as people and societies evolve.
  1. disappear
  2. manifest
  3. shift
  4. evolve
13.  Which of the following is a macro anti-colonial practice?
  1. Creating spaces for BI&PoC to heal
  2. Creating spaces for all people to heal
  3. Creating spaces that are conducive to healing
  4. None of the above
14.  Based on European American Centered Ideals “Individualism” is defined as:
  1. Focus on the collective “tribe”
  2. Focus on individual achievement, survival of the fittest mindset
  3. Focus on amassing wealth for the good of the community
  4. Focus on science or Western style law
15.  An Indigenous to America Worldview asserts:
  1. There can be many truths; truths are dependent upon individual experiences
  2. Human beings are not the most important in the world
  3. The land is scared and usually given by a creator or supreme being
  4. All of the above