Utilizing her lived experience of depression and trauma, Dr. Carol Labor specializes in psychoeducation on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support Services (MHPSS) and Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in vulnerable communities.
Dr. Labor holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Organizational Development, a Master of Science degree in Education, and a Doctor of Public Health degree. She’s also certified in Psychological First Aid (PFA): an evidence-informed approach for assisting children, adolescents, adults, and families in the aftermath of disaster and terrorism, and Post Traumatic Stress Management (PTSM).
An avid speaker, Dr. Labor’s advocacy and research is grounded in the intersectionality of race and health disparities in mental health services, trauma, and gender-based violence (GBV) for women and girls in multicultural and multilingual communities. Her professional experience includes direct MHPSS, Training of Trainers (ToT), lectures; and creating culturally and linguistically appropriate education and psychosocial integration programs for diverse immigrant and refugee women and girls from countries including, but not limited to, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Haiti, Ghana, Turkey, Syria, China, Jamaica, Mexico, and Iraq.
Dr. Labor is based in Philadelphia. In-person speaking engagements beyond 120 miles may require a fee for travel expenses.