FIFSW Alumni Association Event Series 2023-2024: Healing through Afrocentric Care with Amma Gyamfowa

FIFSW Alumni Association

We are looking forward to our next lecture in the 2023-2024 Event Series, presented by the FIFSW Alumni Association, where we will be joined by Amma Gyamfowa, BSW, MSW, RSW in a talk titled, “Healing Through Afrocentric Care: Foundations of Afrocentric Care and its Impact on Black Communities and Practitioners”

About the Speaker:

Amma Gyamfowa is a Ghanaian-Canadian mental health therapist, registered social worker, community researcher, writer and international speaker. Engaged in the field of social work for ten years, her expertise is rooted in supporting and counseling Black communities. Through designing educational community wellness workshops, she cultivates culturally affirming mental health supports through an Afrocentric approach with powerful culturally affirming analogies and resources. Founder and Lead Clinical Therapist of Womanist Healing and Co-Founder of Ghana’s Ohemaa Fest and The Healing Retreat, Amma is determined to create empowering holistic resources that strengthen Black communities’ abilities to heal, thrive and connect.

Certificate of Attendance: Participants will be eligible to receive a certificate of attendance for use towards professional development. An e-certificate will be issued to participants who join us for 80% or more of the lecture time.

This online event is open to alumni, students and the general public. All are welcome to attend.


February 26, 2024 6:30 pm


February 26, 2024 8:00 pm

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