Cultural Considerations in the Clinical / Community-Based Work | Justice Resource Institute

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Rachel has been a part of the JRI team since January, 2000. For over 20 years, Rachel has been working in the field of human services assisting families with accessing and navigating services. Rachel received her Bachelors degree in psychology and Masters Degree in Public Administration from Bridgewater State University. She was promoted in July 2005 to Family Networks Program Director where she closely worked with the Department of Children Families for 10 years ensuring that children and families received the highest quality of individualized services ranging from community based through residential care. Rachel is very dedicated to helping the individuals she works with and is committed to improving the lives of children and families. Rachel’s passion for creative service programming inspires her in her role as JRI Service Navigator.

Cultural Considerations in the Clinical / Community-Based Work

Thursday, January 18, 2018    9:00am-4:00pm    Needham, MA

Trainers: Marta Casas, Med, LMHC and Tiffany Naste, LICSW

5.0 CEU’s offered for both LMHC’s and LICSW’s    $125 registration fee

This training is intended to promote a participants’ self-reflection process on their own cultural identity, the privileges/disadvantages associated with it, and its impact over their professional practice. The
also reviews a culturally responsive approach to clinical practice and supervision, and describes strategies for engaging in challenging conversations with supervisees and/or clients about cultural issues and its effect on the supervisory and therapeutic relationships. Video clips and case studies are used to support the learning process.