Title

“Campus Heroes”: Exploring Identity and Self-Authorship Among Black Student Athletes

Conference Strand

Identity Formation

Abstract

While college students experience changes within their identities, Black student-athletes may experience additional barriers to self-acceptance or worth. This presentation will center on the moral development and self-authorship process and will also explore identity formation and ecological impacts on mental health. Presenters will discuss overcoming obstacles, identifying strengths, and conceptualizing the intersection of identities within the studentathlete experience.

Description

See Abstract

Evidence

Not available- external review.

Format

Individual Presentations

Biographical Sketch

Taylor Sweet is a Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern and a doctoral student in Counseling and Counselor Education at the University of Florida.

Myranda Warfield is a doctoral student at the University of Florida.

Gerald Jasmin is a Family Resource Center Coordinator at the Nemours Children's Hospital.

Location

Virtual Conference

Start Date

2-12-2021 10:00 AM

End Date

2-12-2021 11:00 AM

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“Campus Heroes”: Exploring Identity and Self-Authorship Among Black Student Athletes

Virtual Conference

While college students experience changes within their identities, Black student-athletes may experience additional barriers to self-acceptance or worth. This presentation will center on the moral development and self-authorship process and will also explore identity formation and ecological impacts on mental health. Presenters will discuss overcoming obstacles, identifying strengths, and conceptualizing the intersection of identities within the studentathlete experience.