Presented by Amber Calloway, PhD, the purpose of this course is to provide background and basic skills of applying culturally responsive approaches to cognitive behavioral treatments. The following topics will be discussed 1) The rationale for integrating multicultural principles into cognitive behavioral therapies for anxiety disorders, 2) stressors that often impact mental health outcomes in marginalized groups, 3) How to broach the subject of culture in therapy, and 4) How cognitive interventions (e.g. cognitive restructuring) and behavioral interventions (e.g. exposure) can be used in culturally responsive way with clients who are experiencing culturally specific stressors.
• Learning Objectives •
At the end of this course, participants will be able to:
1. Discuss the rationale for taking a culturally responsive approach to therapy
2. Identify the mental health impacts of culturally specific stressors
3. Describe how multicultural principles can be integrated into trauma-informed treatment
Course Duration: 1.5-hours
The STRONG STAR Training Initiative offers 1.5 continuing education (CE) credit(s) to participants who attend this course and are eligible to receive CE credit(s). To obtain CE credit(s), attendees must sign in at the start of the course and sign out after its conclusion.
Our CE credits have historically been recognized by most professional state licensing boards. However, this is not guaranteed. Please check with your licensing board for verification.
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio maintains responsibility for this program and its content. If you need more information or have any questions regarding this CE opportunity, please email the STRONG STAR Training Initiative at email@example.com.