This course will explore working with diverse families and colleagues, specifically Latino families and LGBTQ families. During this course, learners will discover potential barriers, and actionable inclusion strategies, to create welcoming, culturally sensitive environments for all children and families.
Please note: This course series is comprised of the following individual courses: #31336 and #31407
Course created on February 4, 2019
Course Type: Video
CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/2.0; AL/2.0; CA/2.0; CO/2.0; CT/2.0; DC PDIS/2.0 Diversity: Family Language Culture And Society; DE/2.0; FL/2.0; GaPDS/2.0; HI/2.0; IA Registry/2.0; IACET/0.2; ID Stars/2.0; IL Gateways/2.0 B345755; IN/2.0; KS/2.0; KY ECE-TRIS/2.0; MA/2.0; MDSE/2.0 CKO-157185; ME/2.0; MI Registry/2.0; MN/2.0; MO Open/2.0; NAC/2.0; NC DCDEE/2.0; NE/2.0; NH/2.0; NJCCIS/2.0; NV Registry/2.0; NY/2.0; OH/2.0; OR/2.0; PA Keys/2.0; SD/2.0; TX/2.0; UT/2.0; VA/2.0; WA STARS/2.0; WI Registry/2.0; WY Stars/2.0
- After this course, participants will be able to recognize cultural differences in Latino families.
- After this course, participants will be able to implement culturally sensitive strategies to promote family engagement.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify specific strategies to welcome and include LGBTQ families at your organization/school.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify specific strategies to provide an affirming, safe environment for LGBTQ employees and co-workers.
|0-60 Minutes||Cultural Awareness in Working with Latino Families|
|60-120 Minutes||Cultural Competence With Lesbian, Bisexual, Gay, Transgender, and Questioning Individuals|
Anarella Cellitti, PhD
Dr. Anarella Cellitti has an undergraduate degree in education from the Instituto Universitario Pedagógico de Caracas. Her PhD and MEd degrees in elementary/early childhood education are from the University of South Carolina. In addition, she holds an MA degree in psychology from the University of Houston, Victoria. Currently, she is an Associate Professor in the School of Education at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. In addition, she holds a Psychological Examiner License as well as International Medical Interpreter License. Her work as an educator covers teaching preschool, high school, undergraduate, and graduate students. Dr. Cellitti's work also includes doing therapy and assessments with children and adolescents. In addition, she has worked as a medical interpreter for ten years. Her presentations and publications represent her dedication to work with dual-language learners. Dr. Cellitti is very involved in community initiatives and is an advocate for language access of minority populations.
Sara Pullen, DPT, MPH
Dr. Pullen is an Associate Professor at Emory University School of Medicine, where she coordinates the service learning program and the pro bono physical therapy clinic. Dr. Pullen’s clinical practice and research focuses on the intersection of HIV, chronic pain and opioid use, especially in underserved areas. Dr. Pullen started the first physical therapy clinic within a freestanding, multi-service AIDS clinic in the southeastern U.S. where she holds weekly clinics and conducts clinical research. She has wide experience in the provision of health services to underserved communities both in the U.S. and internationally. She has published several peer-reviewed journals on the topic of HIV and physical therapy, and provided the HIV content of the two major study guides for the physical therapy national board licensure exam. In 2015, she received the IPT-HOPE Award from the World Congress of Physical Therapy for her work in the field of HIV and physiotherapy. In 2018, she received the Emory University School of Medicine’s prestigious Hidden Gem Award for her groundbreaking work with HIV and chronic pain in vulnerable communities.
Financial: Sara Pullen was paid an honorarium for presenting this course. Non-financial: There are no non-financial relationships to disclose.
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
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