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2. Empowering the African American Client: Demystifying Mental Health

  • March 01, 2021
  • March 31, 2021
  • RECORDED WEBINAR

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 Empowering the African American Client: 
Demystifying Mental Health

 

Angela D Jackson, Ph.D., LCPC, NCC

2.0 CEs  (Available March 1-31, 2021) ONLY
Link to Webinar will be sent at the end of February.

Workshop Description:
Client Welfare, Informed Consent, and Avoiding Harm and Imposing Values are ethical standards to consider when empowering the African American client!!  Culturally responsive techniques such as cultural sensitivity, building rapport, and clarifying counseling expectations will be explored via visual media.  Tips for demystifying mental health will be highlighted.

Bio:
Dr. Angela Jackson is core faculty in the Master of Arts Counseling Program at the Townsend Institute at Concordia University Irvine.  She is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in IL, equipped to empower diverse clients with culturally responsive treatment.  She is the owner of Culturally Competent Therapy, PLLC, strategically integrating clients' cultural backgrounds and experiences in the therapeutic alliance.  As a keynote speaker, she addresses cultural awareness and sensitive collective societal issues, such as systemic racism and oppression.  She is the author of "The Cultural Awareness Journal,” available on Amazon.com.



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