Integrating Cultural Competence in to Evidence Based Practices

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Integrating Cultural Competence in to Evidence Based Practices

21 October, 2020 @ 1:00 pm 4:00 pm CDT

In this era of evidence based practices few developers of these empirical models have been intentional and strategic about the integration of these models with culturally competent practice. In this presentation, you will learn: 10 characteristics of culturally competent therapists; how to Integrate cultural competence into evidence based practices, with motivational interviewing, person centered therapy, evidence based group therapy, the use of motivational incentives and feedback informed treatment used as integrative case studies. Other topics discussed includes: addressing tension in cross cultural counseling; overcoming barriers to mistrust in the cross cultural counseling relationship; intersectionality and microaggressions which can occur in the midst of therapy. You will also be introduced to non-traditional approaches to therapy influenced by culture.

By the end of this workshop you will:

  • Be able to evaluate your cultural competence in clinical practice on a 10 point scale
  • Be able to integrate culturally competent practices into five evidence based practices
  • Be more effective in individual and group therapy when working with a diversity of clients
  • Be able to address microaggressions in the clinical relationship
  • Be able to keep clients engaged in therapy through a discussion of intersectionality
  • Be more effectively engage clients in the cross cultural counseling relationship