Cultural Competency with African American
Clients: A Path to Understanding & Engaging
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Join Dr. Erlanger Turner as he presents evidence–based strategies for improving
your skills in working with African Americans. Learn more about factors that
impact treatment use among African Americans and discover the importance of
incorporating cultural formulations in your practice. The workshop will also
highlight ways to enhance the therapeutic alliance through the use of
therapeutic assessment strategies as another method to engage clients in
treatment. Dr. Turner combines his experience as a scholar in the field of
ethnic minority mental health and a clinical psychologist with direct experience
working in urban communities to provide a dynamic training that fulfills the
requirements of an ever increasing number of professional associations.
DSM®, DSM–IV–TR®, and DSM–5® are registered trademarks of the American
Psychiatric Association. The American Psychiatric Association is not affiliated
with nor endorses this seminar.
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
•Articulate the impact of clinician behaviors on
treatment engagement among African American clients
•Describe the core aspects of cultural competency
•Discuss how to integrate Afrocentrism and cultural competence
•Explain the components of the DSM-5 cultural formulation
•Demonstrate how to complete a culturally informed clinical interview
ERLANGER A. TURNER, PhD, is a Licensed
Clinical Psychologist and an Assistant Professor of Psychology at the University
of Houston-Downtown. He earned his doctorate in clinical psychology from Texas
A&M University and completed a post-doctoral training through the Johns Hopkins
University School of Medicine and Kennedy Krieger Institute. Dr. Turner has
extensive experience working in urban settings, providing outpatient
psychotherapy and inpatient treatment to diverse youth and adults.
Dr. Turner conducts research on ethnic minority mental health; his clinical
interests include psychological assessment, cultural competency, and
cognitive-behavioral therapy. He is a member of the American Psychological
Association and Association of Black Psychologists. In 2014, he was awarded the
Judy E. Hall Early Career Psychologist Award by the National Register of Health
Service Psychologists. Dr. Turner has published peer-reviewed articles and
presented research nationally. He also serves on the journal editorial boards
for Psychological Services and Practice Innovations.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
•Marriage and Family Therapists
•Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors
•Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners
CREDITS - CE Approvals
American Association of Nurse Practitioners
- Cross Country Education is accredited by the American Academy of Nurse
Practitioners as an approved provider of nurse practitioner continuing
education. Provider number: 060313. This program was planned in accordance with
AANP CE Standards and Policies and AANP Commercial Support Standards. This
course is offered for 6.0 contact hours.
American Psychological Association - Cross Country Education is approved
by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for
psychologists. Cross Country Education maintains responsibility for this program
and its content. This program offers 6 CE credits for psychologists. Full
attendance is required to receive credit for psychologist, variable credit for
partial attendance may not be awarded based on the APA guidelines.
Association of Social Work Boards - Cross Country Education provider
#1005, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the
Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), through the Approved Continuing
Education (ACE) program (an approved provider since 1999, approved through
1-27-18). Cross Country Education maintains responsibility for the program.
Social workers will receive 6 Clinical continuing education clock hours for
participating in this course. Licensed social workers should contact their
individual state jurisdiction to review the current continuing education
requirements for licensure renewal. Visit ASWB's website at www.aswb.org for
more information. This educational offering is at the Beginning level for social
Commission for Case Manager Certification - This program has been
submitted to the Commission for Case Manager Certification for 6 clock hours of
Educators Statement - This educational offering may qualify toward your
professional development requirement. The educational offering consists of 6
clock hours. Use this information and your board rules and regulations to
calculate professional development/continuing education credit.
General Statement - This educational offering qualifies for 6 continuing
education hours as required by many national, state and local licensing boards
and professional organizations. Save your course outline and certificate of
completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific filing
Louisiana Association for Marriage and Family Therapy - Application
currently under review for MFT CEU approval by the Louisiana Association For
Marriage and Family Therapy.
NASW-LA - This program has been submitted to the NASW-Louisiana Chapter
for approval of 6 continuing education credits.
Multicultural/diversity Statement - This educational offering is offered
for 6 hours of continuing education of which 6 hours includes discussion of
National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors - This
course has been approved by Cross Country Education, as a NAADAC Approved
Education Provider, for 6 continuing education hours. NAADAC Provider #77600,
Cross Country Education is responsible for all aspects of their programming.
Content includes elements of one of the NAADAC 8 Counselor Skills Group. Full
attendance is required to receive credit, variable credit for partial attendance
may not be awarded based on the NAADAC guidelines.
National Board for Certified Counselors, Inc. - Cross Country Education
has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No.
5904. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Cross
Country Education is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs. Six (6)
contact hours are being awarded for completion of this program.
Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists - Cross
Country Education is an approved sponsor of continuing education for licensed
marriage and family therapists through the Texas State Board of Examiners of
Marriage and Family Therapists (Provider number 195). This course is offered for
6 clock hours.
SEMINAR CLASS TIME:
Seminar Check-in: 7:30 AM Seminar Class 8:00 AM -