Addressing Racial Issues in Clinical Therapy Practice*
Racial tensions within the United States continue to rise due to systematic and institutionalized racism. Culturally sensitive knowledge and skills are needed now more than ever. Ongoing introspection and reflection of self in a sociocultural world is critical for a counselor to truly meet the needs of their diverse clients. This presentation will discuss racism within the counseling relationship and strategies counselors can use to identify and analyze blind spots and unconscious bias they may possess.
- Discuss the impact of racism in society.
- Identify and comprehend the application of resources useful for counselor self-awareness.
- Identify and analyze blind spots and unconscious bias within the counseling relationship.
Target Audience: Psychologists, Social Workers, Addiction Counselors, LMFT, & Licensed Professional Counselors
Content level: Beginner to intermediate
2 CE hour credits approved by NAADAC, ASWB, & NBCC
- Lectures 2
- Quizzes 1
- Duration 2 hours
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
- Students 12
- Certificate Yes
- Assessments Self