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CEU Event | From Cultural Competence to Cultural Humility
August 16, 2019 @ 4:00 am - 5:00 am CDT
1 CEU Credit
Anne Slater, LCSW
- Understanding the concept of cultural humility and why it’s important to us as clinicians.
- Identifying at least 3 group norms within white culture in the United States that are barriers to connection and mental health
- Placing these norms in an historical context.
- Sharing ideas about how we take responsibility as clinicians.
About the Presentation:
We will discuss the meaning and importance of cultural humility to help establish authentic therapeutic bonds and empower our clients to re-construct their stories.
About The Presenter:
Anne Slater is a licensed clinical social worker and therapist. She received her Master’s degree from Columbia University’s School of Social Work and has 11 years of experience that ranges from working with adjudicated youth in Brooklyn’s under-resourced communities to building a private practice. She also received intensive training in couple and family therapy at The Ackerman Institute for the Family in New York City. She has learned the value of context, particularly as it relates to our experiences with power, privilege, and oppression. Looking through a contextual lens helps create meaning and understanding, and ultimately leads to relationships full of love and connection. Prior to finding her life’s work as a therapist, she worked in public relations and publishing. And in addition to her therapist self she is a mother, wife, daughter, sister, and friend.