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Youth and Family Services

Posted on: August 1, 2021


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Participants of this workshop will learn principles which guide ethical and culturally competent clinical practice. In addition to discussing the characteristics of the culturally competent provision of individual, group and family therapy, this workshop will examine how to ethically work with diverse of communities, address intersectionality, micro aggressions, and develop an inclusive organization. This workshop is ideal for social workers, therapists, caseworkers and anyone who want to provide culturally competent clinical and human services.

OBJECTIVES - By the end of this workshop you will:
• Be able to use 8 principle to guide ethical, culturally competent clinical practice
• Be able to assess your own culturally competent practice using a 10 point scale
• Be able to build rapport with clients in the cross cultural counseling relationship in an ethical manner
• Be able to build cohesion in groups with multi-cultural membership
• Have criteria to ethically serve clients from diverse backgrounds ethically
•    Be able to use 7 strategies to create an inclusive organization

Presented by:

Mark Sanders, LCSW, CADC, is an international speaker, trainer, and consultant in the behavioral health field whose work has reached thousands throughout the United States, Europe, Canada, Caribbean and British Islands.

Co-founder of Serenity Academy of Chicago, the only recovery high school in Illinois. Past president of the board of the Illinois Chapter of NAADAC. He has had a 30 year career as a university educator having taught at the University of Chicago, Illinois State University, Illinois School of Professional Psychology, and Loyola University of Chicago, School of Social Work.

To learn more about our speaker, go to On the Mark Consulting

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