Psychology Workshop: Clinical Work with African Americans: Moving Beyond Cultural Competence

November 6, 2020

This presentation will be broadcast live online on Friday, November 6, 2020 from 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM. Go to the Register tab above to learn how to participate for continuing education credit, watch the broadcast and download the slides.

The lecture will present background about the African American experience including how that experience may be shaped by racial discrimination and the effects of race related stress, racial trauma, and microaggressions.  Elements of a culturally responsive mental health practice will be discussed including clinicians’ examining their own ideas, beliefs, and biases regarding the African American experience and developing an understanding of racial oppression and its effect on mental health. The use of a strengths based approach will be presented including an emphasis on culturally-specific factors in African American resiliency. 

Target Audience

This activity is intended for psychologists, social workers, counselors, and other mental health professionals.

Learning Objectives

After this lecture, you will be able to:

1. Identify psychological issues that may be experienced by individuals who identify as African American.
2. Describe challenges in mental health practice related to the sociocultural experiences of African Americans.
3. Identify culturally responsible clinical strategies that can assist in establishing a stronger therapeutic alliance, developing effective interventions, and promoting resilience among African American clients.

 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ACEP NBCC clock hours
  • 1.00 Category I credits for Social Workers
  • 1.00 CEU Hours for Psychologists
  • 1.00 Participation
Course opens: 
09/14/2020
Course expires: 
12/04/2020
Event starts: 
11/06/2020 - 10:00am
Event ends: 
11/06/2020 - 11:00am
Fee:
$20.00

This activity will broadcast live on Friday, November 6, 2020 from 10:00 am - 11:00 am.  The handout and broadcast links will be emailed to registrants.  Emailing the word code given during the lecture to CME@sheppardpratt.org will serve as a sign in and enroll you in the activity for credit.

Questions? Email CME@sheppardpratt.org or call 410-926-9024.

There is no commercial support for this activity.

About this speaker:

Danice L. Brown received her Ph.D in Counseling Psychology from The Ohio State University in 2008.  She is currently an associate professor in the Counseling Psychology Graduate Program at Towson University. She also serves as the coordinator of clinical training for the program. Dr. Brown’s research includes work examining African American resiliency, racial socialization, the intersectional socialization experiences of Black women, and multicultural issues in psychotherapy. Her most recent publication focused on critical issues related to Black women’s identities and provided suggestions for incorporating intersectional pedagogy around Black women’s mental health in clinical training. In addition to her work in academia, Dr. Brown is a licensed psychologist with a private practice.

Disclosure Statements:

Sheppard Pratt holds the standard that its continuing medical education programs should be free of commercial bias and conflict of interest. In accord with Sheppard Pratt's Disclosure Policy, as well as standards of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and the American Medical Association (AMA), all planners, reviewers, speakers and persons in control of content have been asked to disclose any relationship he /she (or a partner or spouse) has with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients, during the past 12 months. All planners, reviewers and speakers have also been asked to disclose any payments accepted for this lecture from any entity besides Sheppard Pratt, and if there will be discussion of any products, services or off-label uses of product(s) during this presentation.

Danice Brown, PhD  reports having no financial interest, arrangement or affiliation with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients, during the past 12 months. She will not discuss any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients, or off-label uses in this presentation.

Event Planners/Reviewers Disclosures: The following event planners and/or reviewers are reported as having no financial interest, arrangement or affiliation with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients, during the past 12 months: Todd Peters, MD, Deepak Prabhakar, MD, Faith Dickerson, PhD, Carrie Etheridge, LCSW-C, Tom Flis, LCPC, BCBA and Jennifer Tornabene.

Psychologist Statement: Sheppard Pratt is authorized by the State Board of Examiners of Psychologists as a sponsor of continuing education.Sheppard Pratt takes responsibility for the content, quality, and scientific integrity of this continuing education activity. Sheppard Pratt designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.0 contact hours for Psychologists. 

Social Worker Statement: Sheppard Pratt is authorized by the Board of Social Work Examiners of Maryland to offer continuing education for Social Workers. Sheppard Pratt takes responsibility for the content, quality, and scientific integrity of this continuing education activity. This activity is approved for 1.0 contact hours in Category I credits for Social Workers.

Counselor Statement: Sheppard Pratt has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5098. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified.  Sheppard Pratt is solely responsible for all aspects of the program. This activity is available for 1.0 NBCC clock hours.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 ACEP NBCC clock hours
  • 1.00 Category I credits for Social Workers
  • 1.00 CEU Hours for Psychologists
  • 1.00 Participation

Price

Fee:
$20.00
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PSYCHOLOGY WORKSHOP
Friday, November 6, 2020, 10:00 am – 11:00 am, Online Broadcast
Clinical Work with African Americans: Moving Beyond Cultural Competence
Danice Brown, PhD
Associate Professor
Towson University

REGISTRATION FEES
General Registration: $20
Sheppard Pratt and its affiliate agencies: $10

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WITHDRAWAL DEADLINES & REFUND POLICY
Friday, October 23, 2020 is the deadline to request a refund for withdrawal from this event. Refunds are subject to a $5 administrative charge per withdrawal from each registered activity for general registration.
No refunds or credits will be issued for request for withdrawal after the listed deadlines.

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