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2. Empowering the African American Client: Demystifying Mental Health

  • March 01, 2021
  • March 15, 2021



 Empowering the African American Client: 
Demystifying Mental Health


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

2.0 CEs  (Available March 1-15, 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.

Angela Jackson is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor experienced working with diverse youth, adults, couples, and families. A graduate of Virginia Tech, she has a Ph.D. in Counselor Education with a concentration in Race & Social Policy. She focuses on building rapport with clients from their cultural context and clarifying the basis for their presenting issues. As a Core Faculty member in the Townsend Institute Master's Counseling Program, Dr. Jackson enjoy empowering students to recognize their strengths and utilize their God-given gifts purposefully. She has gained a unique cultural awareness of the family dynamics and cultural dispositions, particularly with the African American population.

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