Developing a Heart for Diversity: Clinicians Responding Relevantly in a Changing WorldCE Hours: 1
Level: Introductory to Intermediate
Course Fee: $9.95
Access: Course is available for 30 days after registration
Series Description: Cultural Diversity
Courses in this category reflect an initiative designed to promote cultural awareness, professional development, and spiritual integration.
Course Description:How do clinicians prepare themselves to address the racial and ethnic diversity of clients and consider culturally appropriate healing techniques with such individuals? In this presentation there will be opportunity to learn about cultural perspectives, learn therapeutic approaches to consider with ethnically diverse clientele, and increase self-awareness as one considers offering services to the multifaceted clients who will enter into therapeutic relationships in the very near future. Presented in streamed Flash video.
This course is designed to help you:
- Demonstrate awareness and understanding with diverse populations of people groups.
- Prepare for broadening services to people from different ethnic groups and races.
- Increase your sensitivity, understanding, and appreciation for the experiences of diverse clients through experiential activities.
- Apply culturally relevant strategies for offering clinical services to diverse cultures.
Dr. Vickey L. Maclin received a Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from Wheaton College in 2007. After obtaining her M.A. in Counseling she worked for approximately two years in private practice and in a supervisor position as a contracted provider of Substance Abuse counseling in a women's prison and a men's prevention program in Florida. Dr. Maclin currently works as an Assistant Professor in the Clinical Psychology Psy.D. Program at Regent Univeristy. She teaches Multicultural Psychology, Adult Gerontological Psychology, Child & Adolescent Psychology and is a Practica instructor and supervisor. Dr. Maclin's research interest are in the area of the Black Family and the Black church, with regards to services provided in the African American community. As a Resident in Psychology she provides clinical services to children, adolescents, individuals and couples counseling.
Dr. Elisabeth Suarez received her Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision from the University of Northern Colorado with a minor in applied statistics and research methods. After completing her M.A. in Counseling she worked at a Christian clinic as a therapist, and also taught in a Master's in Counseling program at Denver Seminary. After teaching masters students for 9 years, she now works with doctoral students in the field of counselor education and supervision at Regent University. She teaches in the online program, which allows her the opportunity to train students from all around the world and the Christian perspective fits her belief system. Some of the courses that Dr. Suarez teaches include advanced statistics, multicultural counseling, and clinical supervision. She has a deep passion for assisting and training students to be competent counselors when working with different ethnic groups.
Professional and Continuing Education CE Hours:
Psychologists: Regent University's School of Psychology and Counseling Professional and Continuing Education Program is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The School of Psychology and Counseling's Professional and Continuing Education Program maintains responsibility for this program and its contents.
Regent University School of Psychology and Counseling's Professional and Continuing Education opportunities are also eligible as psychologists training by the Virginia Board of Psychology (LCP - 18 VAC125-20-122).
Counselors: Regent University, School of Psychology and Counseling, is an NBCC-Approved Professional and Continuing Education Provider (ACEP) and may offer NBCC-approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements. The ACEP solely is responsible for all aspects of the program.
In Virginia, the SPC continuing education courses may also fulfill the continuing education requirements for counselors (LPC - 18 VAC 115-20-106), substance abuse treatment providers (LSATP - 18 VAC 115-60-116), and marriage and family therapists (LMFT - 18 VAC 115-50-96).
Note: This course will be available to you for 30 days from your registration date. Please complete the course and the quiz within 30 days.
Web address: http://www.regent.edu/psychology/ce
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School of Psychology & Counseling
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