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Chapter Meeting: A Therapist’s Training on Cultural Humility in the Present Day
June 10, 2018 @ 8:45 am - 11:00 am
Beyond Textbooks: A Therapist’s Training on Cultural Humility in the Present Day
by Larry D. Lariosa, LMFT
Educational Goals: This workshop will focus on developing a therapist’s capacity for cultural humility. It will help participants look at their diverse social identities and develop a capacity to assess them. The workshop will help participants increase awareness of how power, privilege and bias impacts their own clinical work. Attendees will learn the difference between cultural humility and cultural competence. Additionally, attendees will look at how historical cultural oppression is a form of trauma and will review and understand best practices for cultivating an environment that promotes cultural humility.
- Participants will be able to distinguish between cultural humility and cultural competence.
- Participants will be able to assess their own diverse social identities and to apply this self-awareness of how power, privilege and bias impacts their clinical work.
- Participants will be able to recognize how historical cultural oppression is a form of trauma.
- Participants will be able to identify best practices for cultivating an environment that promotes cultural humility.
Presenter: Larry D. Lariosa, LMFT, has spent the last 18 years committed to mental health and social justice in the Bay Area as a therapist, educator, and administrator. Larry received his BA in Psychology from San Francisco State University and his Masters in Counseling Psychology from the University of San Francisco. He has provided individual, couples, and family counseling in a variety of academic and community clinic settings over the years, specializing in cultural identity issues. From 2013-2015, he served as the Diversity Manager and Director of the LGBT at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). He has led cultural humility and mental health workshops to therapists, health care providers, students, and administrators. He has served adjunct faculty roles at Peralta Community College District and the University of San Francisco. Larry maintains a private psychotherapy and consultation practice in Oakland and San Francisco. He is currently working on a mental health documentary examining the impact of colonization on Filipino & Filipino Americans.
3:45- 4pm Registration
4 – 6 pm Training Therapists in Cultural Humility
- Distinguishing between cultural humility and cultural competence.
- Assessing social identity to develop awareness of how power, privilege and bias impact clinical work.
- Exploring historical cultural oppression.
- Identifying best practices in cultivating an environment that promotes cultural humility.
CEs offered: 2 CEs for $10, general admission is free
Contact: For any questions, concerns, disability accommodations, or grievances related to programming, please contact the Programming Chair, Rose Dito, (650) 692-4118
SF CAMFT is a CAMFT approved CEU provider (#62283). The above course meets the qualifications for two hours of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs and/or LEPs, as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. If you are interested in obtaining CEUs, you may do so by paying $10 (cash or check) at the beginning of the workshop. To qualify for CE credit, you must arrive on time, sign in at the CE table, stay until the end of the program, turn in the evaluation and pick up your certificate.
SFCAMFT is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs and LEPs of any level of experience, in private practice, non-profit and hospital settings. SFCAMFT maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.
To access paid garage parking take the Duboce entrance between, Castro and Scott into California Pacific Medical Center, and drive straight to enter the parking structure. There is also free street parking around the hospital area. Bicycle parking is located in the parking structure just to the left upon entering.
To find the Gazebo Room, turn right upon leaving the parking structure, walk down the hill to the Emergency room entrance, walk in the door and then down the hall to your right. Take the elevator up one floor, and walk right to the end of the hall. The Gazebo Room is at the left at the end of the hall.
We encourage you to wear layers of clothing as the room temperature may vary.