Cultural Competence: A Journey to Improved Outcomes (four part training via Zoom)
Description: Cultural Competence is a lifelong process requiring personal awareness, education, sharing of power and intentional actions to extend social justice and equity to all. This interactive training invites learners to reflect on their cultural identities, history, and experiences, and to actively consider how each of these elements can impact outcomes with clients. Participants will engage in individual, small and large group activities focused on Anti-Oppression and Anti-Racist outcomes.
This interactive event will be facilitated in FOUR virtual sessions over two weeks as well as pre- and post-training assignments. Participants must attend all sessions in their entirety in order to receive a certificate of completion. Partial credit will not be given. Seating is limited.
Requirements: You must use the Zoom platform from your electronic device (laptop or desktop) and you must have and be on camera in order to participate in this event. (For stable internet connection, it is highly recommended that you connect your device directly to your router with an ethernet cable).
Dates: February 9, 11, 16 and 18 (plus six additional hours)
Accreditation: This training meets the requirements for 18 renewal hours (CASAC, CPP, CPS) and 18 initial hours (CPP, CPS) through New York State’s Office of Addiction Services and Supports (NYS OASAS). Participants must complete all of the following:
- three hours of pre-training independent study
- twelve hours of online participation via Zoom (9am-12pm on February 9, 11, 16 and 18)
- two hours post-training independent study
- one additional hour of online participation (date/time TBD)