Culturally Sensitive Guidelines for Non-Black Therapists Working with African American Couples

This training will explore the historical and cultural context in which African American intimate couple relationships have developed and presently function. Participants will be introduced to the pressures, needs, and functioning that emanate from the historical and cultural experience in America for these African American couples. This exploration is particularly targeted to non-black clinicians treating black couples. Constructive as well as destructive forces will be explored, allowing participants to gain insight that will be critical to the effective treatment of African American coup...Read moreles. Additional insight and exploration will be done that will help non-black clinicians examine their own biases, prejudices, and preferences that are anchored in their core identity. Finally, this knowledge will be integrated into treatment models that hold promise, both through research and through the tenets they espouse, that suggests they are the best practice for white and non-white clinicians working with African American couples. Less...

Learning Objectives

  • Describe and address historical and current issues that impact African American couples from slavery, Jim Crow and recent media portrayals of African American life.
  • Describe how current social, economic and political issues impact the quality of marital life within the African American community.
  • Describe key issues in identity development for both black and white couples.
  • Describe how to build therapeutic alliances with black couples in a therapeutic setting.
  • Assess ones’ own cultural and racial biases.
  • Describe how to manage the issue of race in counseling and couple’s therapy.

Target Audience

This live interactive webinar is intended for mental health professionals, including Psychologists, Social Workers, Counselors, MFT's and Addiction Professionals.

Learning Levels

  • All Levels

Friday, July 15, 2022

Live Interactive Webinar

10:00 AM EDT - 05:00 PM EDT

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$127.00
EARN 6 CE Credit Hours
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Agenda

10:00am - 11:30am Lecture
11:30am - 11:45am Break
11:45am - 1:15pm Lecture
1:15am - 1:45pm Lunch Break
1:45pm - 3:15pm Lecture
3:15pm - 3:30pm Break
3:30pm - 5:00pm Lecture

CE Information - Earn 6 CE Credit Hours

CE Approvals

American Psychological Association
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Association of Social Work Boards
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National Board for Certified Counselors
CE Learning Systems has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5951. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. CE Learning Systems is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.
NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals
This course has been approved by CE Learning Systems, LLC, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #192243, CE Learning Systems, LLC is responsible for all aspects of their programming.
New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work
CE Learning Systems SW CPE 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 #0060.
New York Education Department Board of Creative Arts Therapy
CE Learning Systems (d/b/a CE-credit.com), 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 creative arts therapists. #CAT-0008
New York Education Department for Licensed Mental Health Counselors
CE Learning Systems, 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-0072.
New York Education Department Board for Licensed Psychoanalysts
CE Learning Systems, LLC dba CE-credit.com & AddictionCounselorCE.com 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 psychoanalysts #P-0031.
New York State Education Department's State Board for Psychology
CE Learning Systems dba CE-Credit.com & AddictionCounselorCE.com is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Psychology as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed psychologists #PSY-0016.
New York State Education Department's State Board for Marriage and Family Therapy
CE Learning Systems dba CE-Credit.com & AddictionCounselorCE.com is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Marriage and Family Therapy as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed marriage and family therapists #MFT-0045.

CE Process Info

Each professional is responsible for the individual requirements as stipulated by his/her licensing agency. Please contact your individual licensing board/regulatory agency to review continuing education requirements for licensure renewal. Please note: You must attend "live" (in real-time) to earn CE credits.

Before the event, you will receive an email from CE-Go with access to the virtual event. After the event, you will receive access to your evaluation and continuing education certificate via a personalized "attendee dashboard" link, hosted on the CE-Go website. This link and access to the virtual event will be sent to the email account you used to register for the event.

Upon accessing the CE-Go "attendee dashboard", you will be able to:

  • Complete evaluation forms for the event
  • Download your continuing education certificate in a PDF format

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Disclosure

Presenter Disclosure: Financial disclosures: The presenter(s) receive an honorarium for presenting this webinar. There are no nonfinancial relationships in the products or services described, reviewed, evaluated or compared in this presentation.

Commercial Support: There is no commercial support for any products to disclose.

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