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Enrich Your Clinical Practice with Multicultural Awareness & Social Ju
Live Webcast

Enrich Your Clinical Practice with Multicultural Awareness & Social Justice Advocacy

LoriAnn Stretch
7 Hours 30 Minutes
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Toward Courageous Conversations

Discover how lessons from the past, and voices from the present, have converged to create a worldview that impacts the therapeutic relationship. Learn interventions empower your clients while also providing them essential supports. Become more sensitive to issues of social justice that your clients face, and how you can be an advocate for change.

Course Outline

Toward a Common Language

  • Multicultural and Social Justice Counseling Competencies Framework
    • Ethical considerations
  • Definitions of terminology
  • Engaging in the Four Agreements of Courageous Conversations



  • Consciousness versus Unconsciousness
  • Privileged and marginalized statuses
  • Making self-awareness part of your ethical practice


Historical and Systematic Influences on Worldview

  • Lessons from the Past
  • Voices of the Present
  • The ethics of acknowledging and using them


Culturally Competent Therapeutic Relationships

  • Why being culturally competent IS being ethical
  • How culture impacts the relationship
  • Therapeutic and Advocacy Interventions
  • Intrapersonal: Empowerment-based theories and self-advocacy skills
  • Interpersonal: History, sources of support, and communication


Social Justice

  • Institutional
  • Community
  • Public Policy
  • International and Global Affairs
  • Ethical considerations




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LORIANN STRETCH, PhD, LPCS, NCC, ACS, is the Program Director and Department Chair for Clinical Mental Health Counseling at the Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Prior to this, she served as the Research Faculty Lead for Walden University’s CACREP accredited MHC program. Her past positions include leading Capella University’s Counselor Education PhD program, serving as  clinical director of a multidisciplinary mental health agency, teaching psychology and counselor education courses at several state and private universities, and counseling in a variety of settings including vocational rehabilitation, domestic violence/sexual assault support, court advocacy, college/university counseling, disability services, foster care group homes, child support services, clinical supervision, and private practice.


Dr. Stretch was awarded the first Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor license in North Carolina in recognition of her advocacy work in that state and has served as the Chair, Treasurer, and Ethics Chair for the North Carolina Board of Licensed Professional Counselors (NCBLPC). In addition, she served on the ACA Ethics Review Panel and is a CACREP Team Lead. She has also served as the Public Policy Chair for her state branch of AMHCA. She is trained as a Dialectical Behavioral Therapist and is an advanced practitioner of sandplay and play therapies. Her research interests include distance counseling and supervision, law and ethics, evidence-based practice, and the developmental process of becoming a therapist.

Additional Info

Program Information

Access Period for Live Webcast For live CE credit, you must watch the live webcast in its entirety at its scheduled time. You will have access for 90 days after the program for review.
Webcast Schedule

Please note: There will be a lunch and two 15-minute breaks; one in the morning and one in the afternoon. Lunch and break times will be announced by the speaker and at their discretion.

Target Audience

Psychologists, Counselors, Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists, Educators, Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors, Pastoral Counselors, Psychiatrists, Nurses, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners, Case Managers


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