Cultural Considerations for Diverse Populations*



Understanding the client’s cultural background and one’s ability to integrate those considerations within the counseling process is significant.  Research highlights the need and desire clients have for a counselor who considers all identities of themselves.  This webinar will discuss cultural considerations for counselors working with Black/African American, Latinx, Asian American, and Native American populations.  


  • Explain the diversity considerations for working with diverse populations.  
  • Discuss the cultural considerations for Black, Latin, Asian, Native American populations
  • Demonstrate through case studies cultural considerations for diverse populations.

Target Audience: Psychologist, Social Worker, Addiction Counselor, & Licensed Professional Counselors

Content level: Beginner to intermediate
2 CE hour credits approved by ASWB, NAADAC, & NBCC
State Board Approval
ADACBGA # 19-12-17-1212
FCB # 5387-A
OCDP BOARD # 50-29024

Course Features

  • Lectures 3
  • Quizzes 0
  • Duration 2 hours
  • Skill level Beginner to intermediate
  • Language English
  • Students 1010
  • Certificate Yes
  • Assessments Yes
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Dr. Janelle Bettis is an Assistant Professor and Program Coordinator in the Mental Health Counseling Program at Bowie State University. She is also a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC), Approved Clinical Supervisor (ACS), Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC), and Board Approved Clinical Supervisor in the State of Maryland. Dr. Bettis obtained her Masters of Arts in Community Counseling and Doctorate of Education in Counselor Education and Supervision from Argosy University, Northern Virginia. Dr. Bettis has experience working with children, adolescents and adults with a myriad of diagnoses such as bipolar, depression, anxiety, ODD, ADHD. Dr. Bettis has worked in a variety of settings such as school, in home, clinic and within the community. Research interests include home-based counseling, social justice/advocacy, clinical supervision, public policy/legislation, counselors-in-training, community mental health, African American women’s issues, qualitative research methods. Dr. Bettis currently serves as Co-Chair of the Emerging Leaders Program and Webinar Committee for Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (SACES), and Committee Member of the ACA Public Policy Committee.