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Cultural Competence CE Courses for Social Workers


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Understanding Latinx Immigration through a Trauma-informed Lens
Presented by Mary L. Held, PhD, LCSW
Course: #116Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course details key sources of stress and potential trauma during the Latinx immigration journey and settlement in the United States. Symptoms of trauma and the application of trauma-informed principles are applied to understanding and serving Latinx immigrants.

Courageous Conversations on Racism and Religious Bigotry: Engaging Clients and Colleagues
Presented by Allan Barsky, JD, MSW, PhD
Course: #110Level: Intermediate1.5 Hour
This webinar demonstrates a practical framework for engaging clients and colleagues in courageous conversations about potentially challenging topics: racism and religious bigotry. Participants will learn specific theories, strategies, and skills for dealing with expressions of racism or religious bigotry within a therapeutic or professional relationship.

Why Move? Understanding Trauma and Resilience Associated with Latinx Immigration
Presented by Mary L. Held, PhD, LCSW
Course: #92Level: Introductory1 Hour
This training provides information on “push factors” that prompt immigrants to leave their home countries, including sources of trauma that can have a lasting impact on health and well-being. Sources of resilience and strength that help to mitigate the effects of trauma will be discussed.

Immigration and Sexual Abuse: Protecting Undocumented Children
Presented by April Dirks, PhD, MSW, LISW
Course: #90Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This presentation is designed for helping professionals who are concerned about sexual abuse of undocumented Latino children living in the United States. The prevalence of sexual abuse of Latino children immigrating to the U.S. will be reviewed as well as best-practice behaviors for treating trauma in these children, stemming from core values of cultural competence and trauma-informed care.

“Wait. What did you do?”: Strategies for Reducing the Influence of Implicit Biases
Presented by Esther Clervaud, EdS
Course: #87Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Our implicit biases affect how we perceive, evaluate, and react to others. This course will help participants discover strategies that will help to reduce the influence of implicit biases and enable you to better meet the needs of your clients.

Embracing Inclusion: Beyond Cultural Competence to Cultural Humility
Presented by Mindy Brooks-Eaves, DSW, MSW, CSW
Course: #65Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course is designed for social work professionals who desire to develop a better understanding of diversity. Participants will learn how to enhance their practice by adding a culturally competent approach.

"You Said It, I Thought It": Strategies; or Creating a Culturally-Sensitive Mindset
Presented by Esther Clervaud, EdS
Course: #57Level: Introductory1 Hour
Since America is growing more diverse, cultural awareness has become more vital for day-to-day success. Discover four strategies that will help you develop a mindset that will facilitate a culturally-sensitive environment.

The Role of Race and Diversity in Work with Children in Child Welfare
Presented by Alison D. Peak, MSW, LCSW, IMH-E
Course: #14Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course will examine the intersectionality of culture and trauma for children in the child welfare system. The course will look at the role of culture in symptomology, presentation to services, treatment interventions and for the treatment team.