Fri, Nov 11|
LIVE WEBINAR: Improving Cultural Competence To Better Serve the Native American Population
Time & Location
Nov 11, 2022, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM CST
About the event
[1 NBCC Credit Hour]
** If you are seeking the in-person option, please refer to the "IN PERSON: Improving Cultural Competence To Better Serve the Native American Population" page **
CE Credit will not be awarded to those who are not mental health professionals. Completed evaluation will be required for credit for all participants.
Jewel Cunningham, BSW
Due to the presenter's credentials, this training will be conducted under the NASW Codes of Ethics.
This training is designed for all levels of mental health providers in agency, private practice, and school settings who are interested in learning more about cultural competency to better serve Native American clients. We will cover basic demographics, causes and repercussions of historical trauma in Native American communities, Native American values and common approaches to mental health and healing for Native American people, and ways to involve culture in treatment to Native American clients. Participants will be introduced to resources that could be utilized to further their knowledge on cultural competency and aid in providing treatment and services to Native American people. The use of PowerPoint, video review, and group discussion will allow for an inclusive eye-opening opportunity to gain information about Indigenous people.
- Examine demographics, prevalence of issues, health disparities, and historical contributors to presenting problems in Native American communities.
- Learn about specific Native American values, worldview differences, differences in approaches to treatment, and perspectives on health and healing.
- Understand how mapping the clients cultural views and influence can help clinicians (and clients) develop insights into current struggles and clarify culturally-relevant goals.
Jewel Cunningham is a member of the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma. She received her undergraduate
education from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a minor in American Indian Studies. She has experience working with individuals from diverse backgrounds in social service agencies, non-profit organizations, and Tribal communities. She is passionate about racial justice for all minority communities but primarily focuses
her work with the Native American population. Jewel was recently accepted to Tulane University to begin classes in spring 2023 to study for a MSW/MS-DRLA.
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Participants who do not attend a workshop and do not submit a withdrawal request as outlined in the previous section prior to the completion of the workshop will receive a refund of the paid workshop fee minus a $100 administrative fee. Refunds are processed within 7 business days of the completion of the workshop.
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