Continuing Education Workshops

ethical responsibilities for diversity, equity, and inclusion in therapy

This presentation will be centered around our ethical responsibility for developing an ongoing cultural competence, understanding cultural humility, identifying microaggressions, and the psychological impact that they have on our clients. During this presentation, we will examine the ways that we can educate ourselves on the different cultural aspects clients present with, and how we can be more aware of our own biases. We will talk about intent v impact and how they are necessary for awareness.

You will learn principles related to ways to converse with clients regarding your questions about their ethnic heritage, their mindset regarding different cultures between you, as their provider and their family. During this workshop, we will address issues that arise for you with work that you do with clients who are of a different cultural background as you. Privilege, power and difference will also be discussed. It is imperative to examine how privilege can be used to create scenarios in sessions that change power dynamics related to difference.

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DATE: Friday, November 10, 2023
TIME: 9:00 a.m - 12:00 p.m. (CST)
TYPE:  Virtual
CEU Credit: 3

Presented by Dr. Kimmery Newsom

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