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Disability 101

May 29 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

$250

6 continuing education credit available for NYS LMHCs, LCSWs, and LMSWs upon completion of this 6 hour training.

Course Description : 

Disability 101 will provide you with an introduction and overview of disability literacy with an emphasis on statistics, language usage and terminology, impacts of labels, and accommodations. Participants will learn about disability literacy and gain a foundational impact on disability awareness and competency. At the end of this course, participants will have gained introductory knowledge of disability literacy to gain more competency when working with clients with various disabilities. 

Objectives of the Course :

  1. Mental health practitioners to gain multicultural disability competence (MDC).
  2. Understand the terminology, use of languages, labels and the impact of labels, and the use of accommodations. 
  3. Gain introductory knowledge of the psychological impact of disability for individuals with various disability types. 
  4. Understand the role and process of the professional counselor in advocating on behalf of clients with disabilities and disability literacy.

Presented by

Dr. Sharon McLennon Wier, Ph.D., MSEd., CRC, LMHC

Executive Director of the Center for Independence of the Disabled, New York,

 Professor, Mental Health Provider, External Disability Panel Reviewer and Life Long Disability Rights Advocate!

 

This course will be held from 9:30 am – 5:00 pm with a one-hour lunch break and two 15-minute breaks throughout the day and will be offered both in person at 1010 Avenue Of The Americas, Suite 301, New York, NY 10018 (Located on the corner of 6th avenue and 38th street) or via Zoom.

We respect your input, for concerns or complaints during the registration process, during the event, or after the course please contact us at info@cidny.org

Courses are not eligible for refund. 

Center for Independence of the Disabled, NY (CIDNY) is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0768.

Center for Independence of the Disabled, NY is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. #MHC-0286.

Details

Date:
May 29
Time:
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Cost:
$250
Event Category:

Organizer

Ann DeAngelis
Email:
adeangelis@cidny.org

Venue

Center for Independence of the Disabled, NY
1010 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10018 United States
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