Cultural Diversity and Social Justice - Live Online Interactive (4 CE)
Course Title: Cultural Diversity and Social Justice (4 CE)
CE Hours: 4
Target Audience: Psychologists, MFT, Social Workers, Counselors
Course Level: Introductory
Content By: AB McSpadden, LMHC
Course Format: This is a live, interactive online course taught by an instructor via Zoom. Participants are required to attend the live online workshop, participate in group discussion, and complete the course evaluation before earning the certificate of attendance.
Course Reviewed by: Jen Kolb, LCSW
Bio: Jennifer Kolb, LCSW; Social Work Consultant, reviewed and determined the course meets requirements for continuing education in the field of social work. This course is appropriate for masters and clinical level social workers. Jennifer graduated with a Master’s degree in Social Work with a specialization in Marriage and Family Therapy from the University of Louisville, Kentucky. She specializes in school-based psychotherapy with children and adolescents, as well as licensing exam coaching and preparation.
AATBS Board Approvals: APA, ASWB, NBCC, FL Board of Psychology, FL Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage & Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling, NYSED: Psychology, Social Workers, Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists
This course is designed to teach awareness, knowledge, and understanding of issues related to cultural diversity and social justice as they apply to clinical practice. Students will gain an understanding of current terminology, theoretical frameworks, and considerations for practice. The topics in this course include cultural diversity, social justice, intersectionality, lived experience, microaggression, macroaggression, equality vs. equity, power and privilege, and oppression and marginalization. This course meets the requirements set forth by the California Board of Psychology for 4 CEs in Cultural Diversity and Social Justice.
California Psychology Definitions of Cultural Diversity and Social Justice
Cultural Diversity pertains to differences in age, race, culture, ethnicity, nationality, immigration status, gender identity, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, religion/spirituality, and physical ability.
Social Justice pertains to the historical, social, and political inequities in the treatment of people from non-dominant groups, while addressing the various injustices and different types of oppression that contribute to individual, family and community psychological concerns.
Participants will be able to…
1. Provide three current examples of social injustice in the field of psychology.
2. Define equality and equity and provide a clear distinction between these two concepts.
3. Evaluate a client’s presenting concerns using one critical theory.
4. Identify two changes practitioners can make in their own practice to provide more equitable care.
5. Approach one case conceptualization with a systems perspective.
Weekend 1-day course:
9:00-9:30 am: Terminology, History
9:30-10:00 am: Theoretical Perspectives
10:00-10:30 am: Considerations for Practice
10:30-11:00 am: Diagnostic Considerations
11:00-11:30 am: Race and Culture
11:30 am-12:00 pm: Gender and Sexuality
12:00-12:30 pm: Socioeconomic Status, Ability and Size
12:30-1:00 pm: Application
Weekday 1-day course:
5:00-5:30 pm: Terminology, History
5:30-6:00 pm: Theoretical Perspectives
6:00-6:30 pm: Considerations for Practice
6:30-7:00 pm: Diagnostic Considerations
7:00-7:30 pm: Race and Culture
7:30-8:00 pm: Gender and Sexuality
8:00-8:30 pm: Socioeconomic Status, Ability and Size
8:30-9:00 pm: Application
Course Completion Requirements:
Attendees must be present for the duration of the training as evidenced by the attendance report generated by Zoom, as well as complete the course evaluation to receive a certificate of credit.
The course evaluation is accessible in your student account. After completing the training, log into your AATBS student account to complete the course evaluation.
How certificate is issued:
Upon verification of attendance and completion of the course evaluation, each participant will be able to access a personal CE certificate of attendance in their student account.
Social workers completing this course receive 7 clinical continuing education credits.
|Board Approvals||American Psychological Association (APA), Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), NBCC, Florida Board - Social Work, MFT, Counseling, and Psychology, NYSED - Social Work, MFT and Counseling Only, American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders|
|CE Format||Live Online|
|Asset Includes||Online Programs|