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Impact of Disability During the First Session

August 23 @ 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:

Impact of Disability During the First Session will provide an overview of competency practices when working with patients with disabilities. It will emphasize understanding the impact of disability during the intake session with a patient. Practitioners will learn about practices they can incorporate into their work with patients with disabilities, to ensure that they embrace multicultural disability competence (MDC). 

Objectives of the Course: 

  1. Gain multicultural disability competence (MDC). 
  2. Understand the psychological impact of disability for individuals with various types of disability.  
  3. Understand technology’s impact on individuals with disabilities within a mental health services environment.  
  4. Gain an understanding of the impact of disability on the delivery modalities within the continuum of care, such as inpatient, outpatient, partial hospitalization treatment and aftercare, and mental health counseling services networks.  
  5. Gain an understanding of the impact of disability on the structure of therapy and the responsibilities of practitioners to embed universal design in every aspect of their practice.  

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:
August 23
Time:
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Cost:
$250
Event Category:

Organizer

CIDNY
Email:
CE@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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