The Intersection Between Diversity and Multicultural Competencies and Ethical Decision Making in Clinical Practice

  • 27 Apr 2018
  • 08:30 - 15:30
  • Capitol Plaza, 100 State Street, Montpelier, Vermont


Registration is closed


8:30-9am: Registration

9.00-10.30am: Section I

  1. Interactive Didactic Presentation- Ethical principles and standards for diversity and multicultural practice (ACA & APA professional standards of Practice)

  2. ACA’s paradigm shift and impact of 2014 ethical standards pertaining to diversity and multicultural practice

  3. Participants personal beliefs and values and intersection with ethical principles and standards of practice (Small Group Discussions)


10.45-12.15pm-Section II

  1. Interactive Didactic Presentation- Power, privilege and positioning in the counseling relationship implications for ethical diversity and multicultural clinical practice

  2. Participants’ personal identity, its evolution or intersections with power, privilege and positioning in the counseling process (Small Group Discussions & Role Play)

12.15-1.30pm-LUNCH Provided by Capitol Plaza

1.30-3.30pm-Section III

  1. Interactive Didactic Presentation- Personal knowledge and awareness of one’s own cultural, ethnic and racial backgrounds

  2. Implications of personal knowledge and awareness on client relational dynamics and ethical decision making processes

  3. Examination and intentional planning continued growth and development of one’s diversity and multicultural competencies (Small Group Discussions/Video Discussions & Role Play).


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