Cultural Competence and Ethics
ABOUT THE WORKSHOP:
Mental health professionals have a responsibility to provide competent care to clients from a wide range of diverse backgrounds. This workshop will address the core principles of cultural competence and the ethics of recognizing and providing culturally competent care with clients. Understanding the ethics of cultural competence can help professionals value clients’ diversity and ensure we are providing thoughtful, sensitive, and effective treatment for clients from diverse cultural, ethnic, and racial backgrounds.
When: April 26, 2019
Time: 9:00 am - 11:00 - Presentation
11:00 am - 12:00 pm - Optional case consultation with additional 1 CEU
CEUs: 2-3 hours (workshop meets all KSBSRB guidelines)
Cost: $50.00 (2 CEUs)
$75.00 (3 CEUs)
Location: The Gathering Place at University Christian Church, 2800 Claflin Rd, Manhattan, KS. Please enter through the main doors located off of the Browning Road parking lot entrance. (Note: this is not a church or religious sponsored event.)
ABOUT THE PRESENTER:
Courtney Witt, MS, LCMFT has a particular interest in helping individuals struggling to overcome Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), depression, anxiety, grief, and other emotional concerns. Courtney utilizes an Attachment Based Therapeutic model in which focuses directly on the family unit; counseling parents to re-establish family roles, strengthen boundaries, and build an emotional and compassionate connection. In addition to her clinical work at Andrews & Associates Counseling, Courtney is pursuing her PhD at Kansas State University focusing on the parent-child relationship, divorce, and the impact of social media.