August 18, 2020 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Online webinar

Pro Bono Counseling Project

2020 Professional Continuing Education Online Webinar

Working with South Asian Clients 101: Increasing Therapist Self-Awareness and Cultural Accessibility

Tuesday, August 18, 2020, from 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Online Webinar – 1 CE Credit

Fee: $19/person, FREE for Active PBCP Volunteer Clinicians

Featured Presenter: Rahul Sharma, PsyD

Learning Objectives:

At the end of this presentation, the participant will:

1. Identify key variables relevant to South Asians and South Asian Americans seeking therapy.

2. Utilize effective methods for self-assessing your own cultural lenses that may affect your interactions with South Asian and South Asian American clients.

3. Identify innovative methods for becoming more culturally accessible to South Asian and South Asian American populations.

Course Description

This session will consist of a didactic overview of essential considerations dealing with South Asian and South Asian American clients followed by Q & A. An emphasis will be placed on therapist self-awareness (level of self-understanding as a racial/cultural being, bias, etc.) as well as considerations on how to become more accessible to South Asian and South Asian American clients.

This training is funded by a grant from the Baltimore Women’s Giving Circle.

Workshop registrants will receive a code prior to the webinar to log on to Zoom and participate in the online session.

IMPORTANT: Attendance will be monitored. Participants must be logged on to the meeting by the workshop start time and participate in the entire event in order to earn CE credit.

The Pro Bono Counseling Project is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Pro Bono Counseling Project maintains responsibility for this program and its content. The Maryland Boards of Social Work Examiners (category 1) and Professional Counselors and Therapists (category A –pending) certify that this program meets the criteria for one credit hour of continuing education for social workers, professional counselors, and therapists licensed in Maryland.

CE credit is granted to participants with documented attendance at individual workshops and competed evaluation forms for those sessions. Attendance is monitored. Credit will not be granted to registrants who log on late or depart early from a session. It is the responsibility of registrants to comply with these requirements.