Braden Foreman-Black, MA
Braden Foreman-Black (he/him) is completing his advanced practicum at Kindred Psychology for his Master of Social Work degree with Nebraska Wesleyan University’s trauma-conscious Social Work Program. He is supervised by Rachel Oxley, MSW LICSW.
Braden graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Music with a minor in Spanish from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and his Master’s Degree in Education from Michigan State University. Braden currently works at the College of Education and Human Sciences at UNL, providing support for pre-service educators and advocating for students across the college. Previously, Braden worked in Residence Life and Housing at both the University of Kansas and Michigan State University, serving in on-call rotations to provide care to individuals navigating a range of experiences including suicide ideation, relationship and domestic violence, harassment, and other mental health concerns.
Growing up as a gay man in Western Nebraska, Braden is attuned to the systemic oppression LGBTQ+ individuals encounter in their daily lives. Having worked in a variety of contexts with diverse populations, Braden believes affirming, trauma-conscious mental health care is critical for the health and wellbeing of individuals in historically oppressed communities. As an educator, Braden is a believer in life-long learning and working in collaboration with others to achieve outcomes and address inequities.