Dr. Joy DeGruy (author of "Post-Traumatic Slave Syndrome")
IN A SHORT STORY
OF AN ENCOUNTER AT A STORE
WITH HER 10 YR OLD
Dr. Joy DeGruy is a nationally and internationally renowned
researcher, educator, author and presenter. She is an ambassador for
healing and a voice for those who’ve struggled in search of the past,
and continue to struggle through the present. Dr. Joy is the acclaimed
author of Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome —America’s Legacy of Enduring Injury and Healing, Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome: The Study Guide , with a second book in the works , Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome Part 2: Be The Healing.
Dr. Joy is a natural storyteller which makes her a natural teacher
More of her biography on the next page
Dr. DeGruy holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Communications; two
master degrees in Social Work and Clinical Psychology; and a PhD in
Social Work Research. With over twenty years of practical experience as a
professional in the field of social work, she gives a practical insight
into various cultural and ethnic groups that form the basis of
contemporary American society.
THE DR. JOY EXPERIENCE
Through lectures, workshops, seminars and special guest appearances, Dr.
Joy has shined a light on the critical issues affecting society. Those
who have experienced Dr. Joy in person, can tell you that they have been
“stimulated, enlightened and inspired.” Dr. Joy’s seminars have been
lauded as the most dynamic and inspirational currently being presented
on the topics of culture, race relations and contemporary social issues.
- Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome – Effects of Slavery and Institutionalized Racism
- Diversity Training
- Healing Workshops
- Culture Specific Models
- Community Building
- Violence and Gang Prevention