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Cultural Awareness: Advance Your Cultural Competency
Augusta 30909
3100 Perimerter Parkway Augusta, GA 30909
Augusta, GA 30909
Thursday, October 24, 2019, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM EDT
Category: LPCA Sponsored

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INTEGRATION OF CULTURAL COMPETENCY: Culture: Definitions, Acculturation, Cultural concept of distress, Cultural factors influencing client’s perspectives of their symptoms and treatment options, Cultural genograms

CULTURE AND ETHNICITY: Diversity, trends in locale specific migration patterns, variation and mental health needs, Complexity of identifying different cultures

CULTURAL COMPETENCIES IN MENTAL HEALTH: mindfulness-based approach to cultural competence, acknowledge cultural differences: terms of references, stereotypes, understanding of your own culture (s) and ethnic influences

INTERVENTIONS AND THERAPEUTIC CONCERNS ACROSS CULTURES: Engaging identities; transferences and counter-transferences issues, Medications: Use and belief systems across cultures, Different cultural belief systems: Traditional practitioners, shamans, natural healers, historical trauma and grief assessments, Culture-based positive interventions

CORE Hours: 6.0 Hours

PRESENTER: Jose F. Vasquez, PhD, PsyD, LMHC, LPC and Sara Franco, PsyD, NTP


CONTACT NUMBER: 770-449-4547

CONTACT EMAIL: [email protected]

CONTACT WEBSITE:  www.lpcaga.org

LOCATION: Lighthouse Care Center of Augusta, 3100 Perimeter Parkway Augusta, GA 30909

APPROVAL #: 9511-19

Registration Fee:

  • $59 to Members of LPCA
  • $125 to Non-members of LPCA