From: May 19, 2017 at 9:00am to: 12:00pm
Trainer(s): Eric Ström, JD, MA. LMHC
Details: The clinical standard of care requires that mental health professionals possess multicultural competency, to advocate for the best interest of clients and to support client autonomy. In this workshop we will discuss the ethical standards of advocacy and non-imposition of values. We will also examine the applicable Washington State and Federal laws regarding multicultural competency and non-discrimination Particular focus will be on Veterans as a culturally identified group. Participants will gain increased ability to implement strategies to incorporate active advocacy and multicultural competency into clinical work to best support their veteran clients. This course is intended to meet ethics CEU requirements.
- Explore the professional ethical standards regarding client advocacy
- Understand Washington State and Federal law regarding multicultural competency and non-discrimination
- Explore strategies to implement advocacy and multicultural competency into clinical practice
- Identify how client advocacy and multicultural competency impacts clinical work with Veterans
Parking: Ample on-street parking is available at or near the 2100 Building
- Fare Start @ 2100 Café – near the entrance to the 2100 Building
- Borracchini’s Bakery – 2307 Rainier Ave South, Seattle 98144
- Burger King – 2021 Rainier Ave South, Seattle 98144
- McDonald’s – 2336 25th Ave South, Seattle 98144
- Wendy’s – 2543 Rainier Ave South, Seattle 98144
- QFC – 2711 Rainier Ave South, Seattle 98144
- Toshio’s Teriyaki – 1706 Rainier Ave S., Seattle 98144
Free CEs & Clock Hours: Workshop certificate documents hours of instruction toward Continuing Education. Clock-hour forms are available free upon completion of the workshop.
The Veterans Training Support Center is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. VTSC maintains responsibility for this program and its content.