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Enrich Your Clinical Practice with Multicultural Awareness & Social Justice Advocacy
Enrich Your Clinical Practice with Multicultural Awareness & Social Justice Advocacy

Where:   TUCSON, AZ

When:  Friday, January 26, 2018 at 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM

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Toward Courageous Actions
Discover how lessons from the past, and voices from the present, have converged to create a worldview that impacts the therapeutic relationship. Learn interventions to empower your clients while also providing them essential supports. Become more sensitive to issues of social justice that your clients face, and how you can be an advocate for change.
  • Describe a common language around multiculturalism and social justice 

  • Analyze the historical and systematic influences on the client’s and practitioner’s worldview 

  • Examine ways to make self-awareness part of your ethical practice

  • Explain how being culturally competent is intertwined with being ethical

  • Evaluate a plan toward ongoing multicultural competence and social justice advocacy

  • Psychologists

  • Counselors

  • Social Workers

  • Marriage and Family Therapists

  • Educators

  • Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors

  • Pastoral Counselors/Clergy

  • Psychiatrists

  • Nurses

  • Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners

  • Case Managers

LORIANN STRETCH, PHD, LPCS, NCC, ACS

LORIANN STRETCH, PhD, LPCS, NCC, ACS, is the Program Director and Department Chair for Clinical Mental Health Counseling at the Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Prior to this, she served as the Research Faculty Lead for Walden University’s CACREP accredited MHC program. Her past positions include leading Capella University’s Counselor Education PhD program, serving as clinical director of a multidisciplinary mental health agency, teaching psychology and counselor education courses at several state and private universities, and counseling in a variety of settings including vocational rehabilitation, domestic violence/sexual assault support, court advocacy, college/university counseling, disability services, foster care group homes, child support services, clinical supervision, and private practice.

Dr. Stretch was awarded the first Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor license in North Carolina in recognition of her advocacy work in that state and has served as the Chair, Treasurer, and Ethics Chair for the North Carolina Board of Licensed Professional Counselors (NCBLPC). In addition, she served on the ACA Ethics Review Panel and is a CACREP Team Lead. She has also served as the Public Policy Chair for her state branch of AMHCA. She is trained as a Dialectical Behavioral Therapist and is an advanced practitioner of sandplay and play therapies. Her research interests include distance counseling and supervision, law and ethics, evidence-based practice, and the developmental process of becoming a therapist.

Disclosure: 
Financial - Receives a speaking honorarium from Vyne Education and receives royalties from CC Thomas. 
Nonfinancial - No relevant nonfinancial relationship exists.



Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors
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This course has been approved by Vyne Education, LLC., as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for 6.0 continuing education hours. NAADAC Provider #77600, Vyne Education, LLC. is responsible for all aspects of their programming. Content includes elements of one of the NAADAC 8 Counselor Skills Group. Full attendance is required to receive credit, variable credit for partial attendance may not be awarded based on the NAADAC guidelines.


Case Managers
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This program has been pre-approved by The Commission for Case Manager Certification to provide continuing education credit to CCM® board certified case managers. Full attendance is required to receive credit, variable credit for partial attendance may not be awarded. The course is approved for 6 CE contact hour(s). Activity code: S00027906 Approval Number: 170002914. To claim these CEs, log into your CE Center account at www.ccmcertification.org.

Counselors: This educational offering qualifies for 6 continuing education hours as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your course outline and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific filing requirements.

Marriage & Family Therapists: This educational offering qualifies for 6 continuing education hours as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your course outline and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific filing requirements.


Nurse Practitioners
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Vyne Education, LLC. is accredited by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners as an approved provider of nurse practitioner continuing education. Provider number: 060313. This activity was planned in accordance with AANP Accreditation Standards and Policies. This course is offered for 6.0 contact hours.


Nurses
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Vyne Education, LLC. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This course is offered for 6 contact hours.


Nurses: California
Vyne Education, LLC. is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #CEP 16668, for 7.2 contact hours. Full attendance is required to receive credit, variable credit for partial attendance may not be awarded.


Nurses: Florida
Vyne Education, LLC. is an approved provider by the Florida Board of Nursing, provider #50-466. This course is offered for 6.0 contact hours.


Nurses: Iowa
Vyne Education, LLC. is an approved provider with the Iowa Board Of Nursing, approved provider #328. This course is offered for 6.0 contact hours.


Psychologists
Vyne Education, LLC. is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Vyne Education, LLC. maintains responsibility for this program and its content. This program offers 6 CE credits for psychologists. Full attendance is required to receive credit for psychologist, variable credit for partial attendance may not be awarded based on the APA guidelines.


Social Workers
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Vyne Education, LLC. provider #1005, "formerly Cross Country Education" is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program (an approved provider since 1999, approved period 1/27/2018-1/27/2021). Vyne Education, LLC. maintains responsibility for the program. Social workers will receive 3 Ethics, 3 Cultural Competency continuing education clock hours for participating in this course. Licensed social workers should contact their individual state jurisdiction to review the current continuing education requirements for licensure renewal. Visit ASWB's website at www.aswb.org for more information. This educational offering is at the Beginner level for social workers.


Educators
This educational offering may qualify toward your professional development requirement. The educational offering consists of 6 clock hours. Use this information and your board rules and regulations to calculate professional development/continuing education credit.


Ethics
This educational offering is offered for 6 hours of continuing education of which 3 hours includes discussion of ethics issues.


Multicultural/Diversity Statement
This educational offering is offered for 6 hours of continuing education of which 3 hours includes discussion of cultural/diversity issues.


Other Professions
This educational offering qualifies for 6 continuing education hours as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your course outline and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific filing requirements.


Information obtained in this course should be used within your scope of practice.

All Professionals: In order to process continuing education, please bring the appropriate license/certification number to the seminar.

Certificates, Educational Offering Completion Requirements: Certificates will be awarded upon receipt of payment and successful completion of the educational offering and evaluation form.

Amended Certificates: Please note that the credit hours listed above are offered by Vyne Education and/or boards/associations for a full day's attendance. In the event of late arrival and/or early departure, amended certificates indicating the actual number of credit hours earned will be provided upon calling Vyne Education.

ADA: If you require ADA accommodations, please contact Vyne Education at least two weeks before the seminar date or prior to purchasing any online or distance learning products so that arrangements can be made.

“Dr. LoriAnn Stretch is an amazing person, professional, and speaker. She actively engages participants by providing hands-on experiential learning opportunities. Her presentations are easy to understand, clear, and to the point. I also love that she provides participants with additional resources and is always willing to share her own knowledge and experiences with others. I would attend any presentation that Dr. Stretch does because I know that I will walk away with a WEALTH of knowledge and practical ideas to immediately put to use."
-Dr. Kristin A. Vincenzes, PhD, LPC, NCC, ACS

“Dr. Smith was Excellent! Thank you so much…. Thorough, enjoyable, comprehensive.”
-Kristian Wilson, MA, LMHC, QS MHC-MFT
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