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Can You See Us? Providing Culturally Competent Treatment to Persons of Color
June 3, 2021
Free
1 CE Hour
Cultural Competency
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The term, “I don’t see color” is often used by individuals to describe their views on diversity but this phrase can be detrimental in therapeutic settings when treating persons of color. The ability for providers to “see” color allows for the development of culturally competent programming and the critical factor of developing a therapeutic alliance. Data shows that racial and ethnic minority groups are likely to experience limited access and poor engagement in substance use disorder treatment. “Seeing color” allows providers to acknowledge and address the complexity of barriers and issues facing individuals and families in need of mental health and substance use disorder treatment.

This workshop provides an overview of the prevalent issues impacting substance abuse disorders among marginalized and underserved communities, and presents information to help providers to understand cultural issues relevant to treating persons of color and examine how programs can develop processes to monitor and access efforts to incorporate cultural competency.

Target Audience
  • Counselors
  • Addiction Counselors
  • Psychologists
  • Social Workers
Learning Objectives
  • Analyze current epidemiological data on substance use disorder treatment for racial and ethnic groups and identify at least two prevalent issues impacting treatment.Specify at least 3 ways that cultural competence enhances proficiency in clinical skills, programmatic development and administrative practices.Identify the four core competencies providers must have to effectively serve diverse patients, families and communities.
CE Details
Introductory
Cultural Competency

This program has been approved 1.0 continuing education clock hours by the Louisiana Counseling Association as authorized by the Louisiana Professional Counselor Licensing Board of Examiners.

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 programing.

Continuing Education (CE) credits for psychologists are provided through the co-sponsorship of the American Psychological Association (APA) Office of Continuing Education in Psychology (CEP). The APA CEP Office maintains responsibility for the content of the programs. 1.0 hours. Click here to review AMEDCO Accreditation

As a Jointly Accredited Organization, Amedco 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 under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Amedco maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 1.0 GENERAL continuing education credits. Click here to review Click here to review AMEDCO Accreditation

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*Registration ends June 3 at 12:00 PM CDT
Zina Rodriguez

Zina Rodriguez has over 25 years of marketing and social work experience in marketing and behavioral health care. She has held senior leadership positions for national and global behavioral health care companies where she has served as Executive Director and in Senior Marketing and Business Development roles. Zina has a global referral network and a specialty in multi-cultural marketing. She is a global speaker on topics of cultural competency and diversity, equity, and inclusion in behavioral health care and is a Certified Diversity Executive®. Zina’s mission is to assist providers with creating inviting, intentional, and inclusive healing spaces for individuals to achieve mental wellness and create pathways for success for those from unrepresented communities. Zina holds an MSW with a concentration in Administration from Fordham University and a BSW degree from Rutgers University.

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