Multicultural Issues & Expressive Arts
October 22, 2021 from 11:00am- 2:00pm.
We are excited to have 2 great presenters to allow attendees to learn about Multicultural Issues in counseling and how Expressive Arts can help with healing.
Kim L. Nguyen-Finn, PhD, LPC-S, has been a mental health counselor since 1998 and is a Texas Licensed Professional Counselor Board-approved Supervisor. Aside from serving as a lecturer in the School of Rehabilitation Services & Counseling and Coordinator for the Expressive Arts Program at UTRGV, she provides individual, family, and couples counseling for a wide range of issues, including anxiety disorders, OCD, depression, trauma resolution, military issues, and gender identity, in private practice. Dr. Finn also serves as Supervising Consulting Counselor for UTRGV’s Office for Advocacy and Violence Prevention and Volunteer Faculty for the School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry, and is an expert witness for domestic violence and sexual assault cases.
Dr. Manuel X. Zamarripa, LPC-S, is the director and co-founder of the Institute of Chicana/o/x Psychology based in Austin, TX where he conducts community workshop platicas as well as professional development training for educators and mental health professionals on issues related to Chicana/o/x wellness, cultural identity, and mental health from a Chicana/o/x framework. Manuel’s publications and presentations in psychology and education focus on Chicana/o/x well-being, racial responsiveness, cultural revitalization, social justice and leadership.
Attendees can earn 3 hours of continuing education units (CEUs) for LPC, LCDC, and CRC licensure for a small $50 fee.
This online training is part of the Issues in Counseling Series provided by The School of Rehabilitation Services & Counseling by the University of Texas at Rio Grande Valley, a member of the South Southwest ATTC Educational Consortium. A group aimed to bring best practices to the Pre- Service Addiction field.