Cultural Competence in Working with the HIV Population – Latinx

HIV Latinx

Saturday, April 2nd, 2022

1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. EST

Cost: $47

Live & Interactive Webinar!

Provides for HIV/EBT Training.

Target audience: Psychologists, Licensed Clinical Social Workers, Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselors, Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialists, Certified Alcohol & Drug Counselors, Certified Clinical Supervisors.

Course Level: This course is designed for those practicing at the beginner & intermediate levels

NCASPPB Approved for up to 3 hours of continuing education

NBCC ACEP # 7091, CE Training Workshops has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP #7091. Programs that do not qualify are clearly identified. CE Training Workshops is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs. CE Training Workshops designates this continuing education activity for 3 continuing education hours.

CE Training Workshops is officially on file with NAADAC, The Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC) as an Approved Education Provider #211428. CE Training Workshops is solely responsible for all aspects of the program. This course will provide for 3 CE hours.

CE Training Workshops LLC, #1770, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers.  State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. CE Training Workshops LLC maintains responsibility for this course.  ACE provider approval period: 08/02/2021 – 08/02/2022.   Social workers completing this course receive 3 continuing education credits.

Ensuring the effective delivery of services demands that interventions be rooted in cultural competence and aimed at vulnerable populations. In this course, we will examine cultural specifics regarding working with and interventions for the Latinx Population. We will examine interventions that effectively integrate culturally competent practice with traditional social work practice with groups’ skills to provide an arena for participants to explore issues commonly faced by patients living with HIV/AIDS in a cultural context.

Upon completion of this training, participants will be able to :

Explain the main concepts of HIV/AIDS from a biological perspective

Describe and explain Medical/Social & Professional interventions

Recognize Cultural Influences that impact working with the Latinx population with the diagnosis

Identify & implement appropriate interventions based on Cultural Competence and Cultural Humility

Meet Your Facilitator

This series is led by Shannon McCabe, MA, LCAS, CCS, CCJP, CPS who is a multi-discipline masters level professional. Shannon is a Durham native. Her undergraduate degrees are in sociology and criminal justice. Shannon also has her MA in Forensic Psychology as well as a graduate certificate in Substance Abuse Counseling.  She started her career in education and worked for many years with gang-involved youth. Shannon also provides Clinical Supervision for aspiring Alcohol & Addiction Counselors and Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialists.

After transitioning from education to full-time mental health, Shannon spent many years working with adolescents and adults struggling with severe and persistent mental illness, and/or substance use disorder, and chronic homelessness. Shannon offers over 20 years of experience working with these vulnerable populations. Shannon also believes in and strongly supports harm reduction initiatives as well as being an ally in the fight to ensure that our most vulnerable populations are treated with dignity and respect in their journey in recovery.

In her spare time, Shannon rehabilitates wildlife and believes strongly in the healing impact of animals in the therapeutic setting.


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