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.
Toward a Common Language
Historical and Systematic Influences on Worldview
Culturally Competent Therapeutic Relationships
|Course Manual_Enrich Your Clinical Practice with Multicultural Awareness & Social Justice Advocacy (1.31 MB)||Available after Purchase|
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.
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.
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