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Advocacy When Under Attack:

Instilling Strong Advocacy Skills in Counselors

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1.5 CE Hour
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$18.75
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$22.50
Non-SAIGE Member
$26.25

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  • Live Webinar
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Description

Currently, in the United States, marginalized groups, including the LGBTQIA+ community, are under legislative attack. This impacts many students and clients served by counselors and counselor educators. This presentation aims to guide counselors who want to engage in legislative advocacy and counselor educators who want to teach strong advocacy skills to their students. This presentation will include specific examples of advocacy skills and provide resources that help make advocacy accessible to all counseling professionals.

Target Audience
  • Counselors
  • Addiction Counselors
  • Social Workers
  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists
Educational Goal

The educational goal of this workshop is to provide counselors and counselor educators with advocacy skills and resources that they can apply in their professional settings.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe at least 3 ways counselors can apply the ACA Advocacy Competencies to their professional practice.

  • Identify 2 effective strategies for legislative advocacy that can be implemented.

  • Discuss 3 ethical responsibilities counselors/counselor educators hold in systemic advocacy efforts including legislative advocacy.

CE Details
Introductory
General

TPN.health has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 7267. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. TPN.health is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

 

Course meets the qualifications for hours of continuing education credit for LPCCs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. TPN.health is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LPCCs. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

 

Trusted Provider Network, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. #MHC-0220.

This course has been approved by TPN.health, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #198061, TPN.health is responsible for all aspects of the programming. Counselor Skill Group: Legal, Ethical and Professional Development.

TPN.health, #1766, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 03/31/2022 – 03/31/2025. Social workers completing this course receive 1.5 continuing education credits.

 

Course meets the qualifications for hours of continuing education credit for LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. TPN.health is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LCSWs. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

 

Trusted Provider Network, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0654.

Course meets the qualifications for hours of continuing education credit for LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. TPN.health is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

 

Trusted Provider Network, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed marriage and family therapists #MFT-0097.

CE Policy
Agenda
  • Waiting Room Opens
  • Workshop Begins
  • Workshop Ends
Note: Time designated for waiting room cannot be counted toward CE credit.
This course is fiscally sponsored by The Society for Sexual, Affectional, Intersex, and Gender Expansive Identities (SAIGE). There may be potential biases or conflicts of interest inherent to this relationship, and it must be disclosed to participants. These conflicts of interest have no bearing on the course content and have been resolved.
Valeo Khan-Snyder M.S., tLMHC (Iowa), NCC

Valeo “Leo” Khan-Snyder, M.S., tLMHC, NCC is an openly queer and transgender clinical mental health counselor and the current President Elect for the American Counseling Association of Iowa and a SAIGE Public Policy Committee member. Throughout his professional career, he has developed a passion for working with marginalized populations, particularly serving LGBTQIA+ clients in rural communities. Valeo has been passionate about developing a strong social justice advocacy presence at the state and national levels. His primary advocacy focuses include providing education, writing position statements, and building coalitions and advocacy-centered communities.

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