On-Demand: Black Lives Matter: Antiracist Practice with African American Clients - 6 CEs


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  • CE Hours Included: 6 Core (please see below for more details).
  • Format: On-Demand Webinar ("Asynchronous") ~ At your leisure to be viewed at your own pace. You may pause, rewind, and fast forward at any point during the videos. You are in complete control of how you view this workshop. However, you are required to watch at least 90% of the videos to receive CEs. The PowerPoint handout will be displayed in the video along with the presenter, and there is also a separate document for printing. There is a quiz at the end to ensure comprehension and is required by all CE approval organizations for On-Demand workshops.
  • Investment: $135 (provides lifetime access!)
  • Presented by: Telsie Davis, Ph.D.

Educational Objectives:

  • Describe how racism influences mental health treatment disparities experienced by African Americans
  • Describe cultural characteristics common among African Americans engaging in mental health treatment
  • Discuss strategies to minimize the negative impact of the clinician’s privilege, power, and unconscious bias on clinical practice with African Americans
  • Identify strategies to increase working alliance development with African Americans
  • List two validated assessment measures of race-based trauma
  • Summarize a peer-reviewed model to treat race-based trauma and foster resilience

Workshop Description:

Clinicians want treatment to work for all clients, but the research is clear that African Americans often benefit less from treatment than White Americans. The status quo in mental health often falls short of ethical and effective care for this population. Dr. Davis will utilize didactics, self-assessments, clinical vignettes, case examples, and experiential exercises to assist clinicians in applying an antiracist lens to treat African Americans. This workshop will focus on how to eliminate mental health treatment disparities, develop a stronger working alliance, and treat race-based trauma.

Presented by: Telsie Davis, Ph.D.

Telsie A. Davis is 19-year veteran clinician who has presented in over 60 international, national, state, and local invited talks and workshops. She specializes in culturally equitable and evidence-based treatment for African American women, and is founder of The Cultural Equity Institute, formerly, The Davis Center. Dr. Davis earned a B.S. in Applied Psychology from Georgia Tech and her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Georgia State University. She completed her predoctoral internship and two years of postdoctoral fellowship training in trauma and substance use among African American women at Emory University School of Medicine. Dr. Davis also works as a psychologist at the Atlanta VA and is Co-Chair of the Diversity Rotation for the APA-accredited Internship and Postdoctoral Training Program. She is also an Assistant Professor and Assistant Vice Chair for Faculty Development-Diversity and Inclusion in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Emory University School of Medicine.

What people are saying about this workshop:

  • "One of the best CE experiences I have attended." - MEV, LCSW
  • "It was great! Dr. Davis is incredibly knowledgable, authentic, and thoughtful. I've done several anti-racist trainings and this certainly helped continue my antiracist work, but was particularly valuable in understanding antiracism specific to providing care as a psychotherapist." - JJ, LCSW
  • "Dr. Davis was very knowledgeable. I appreciated the videos she showed us. I'm a visual learner and some of those videos I intend to show in some of my Zoom classes." - MC, LMSW
  • "Dr. Davis is an exceptional presenter - warm, engaging, attuned to the group; made it feel safe to ask questions and to not know. I will sign up for her future workshops anytime she offers them. She has much to teach us - she leads us to awareness...the best way to learn. Masterful." - FA, LPC
  • "Dr. Davis is knowledgeable, sensitive, transparent, a great role model. I love listening to her." - EG, LMFT

6 Core CE Clock Hours:

  • Psychologists: The Knowledge Tree (TKT) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. TKT maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
    • Georgia Psychologists: All online webinars (both real-time "synchronous" and on-demand "asynchronous") count the same as "live" throughout 2022 (including ethics). There is also a proposed Board rule to make this change permanent. Please stay tuned for updates.
    • Licensed in another state: The Knowledge Tree is a Continuing Education Sponsor Approved (CESA) by APA, so all of our workshops should satisfy your CE requirements, but please check your state rules.
  • Counselors: The Knowledge Tree has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 7153. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. The Knowledge Tree is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.
    • Georgia Counselors: Per the Georgia Composite Board, Core CE hours are now permitted to be earned through on-demand "asynchronous" webinars, and will count the same as live in-person Core CE hours. Ten asynchronous hours are expressly permitted, and an additional five hours can be used as "independent study" hours.
    • Licensed in another state as a Counselor: The Knowledge Tree has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP) #7153, so all of our workshops should satisfy your CE requirements, but please check your state rules.
    • Licensed in Canada as a Counselor: This workshop is approved for 6 credit hours through CCPA, event code 64955762.
  • Social Workers: This workshop is approved for 6 core CE hours through GSCSW, approval #050821. TKT maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
    • Georgia Social Workers: Per the Georgia Composite Board, Core CE hours are now permitted to be earned through on-demand "asynchronous" webinars, and will count the same as live in-person Core CE hours. Ten asynchronous hours are expressly permitted, and an additional five hours can be used as "independent study" hours.
    • Licensed in another state as a Social Worker: Please see the yellow highlighted section below.*
  • Marriage and Family Therapists: This workshop is approved for 6 core CE hours through GAMFT, approval #074-2021. TKT maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
    • Georgia Marriage & Family Therapists: Per the Georgia Composite Board, Core CE hours are now permitted to be earned through on-demand "asynchronous" webinars, and will count the same as live in-person Core CE hours. Ten asynchronous hours are expressly permitted, and an additional five hours can be used as "independent study" hours.
    • Licensed in another state as a Marriage & Family Therapist: Please see the yellow highlighted section just below.
  • *Licensed in another state as a Social Worker or Marriage & Family Therapist? Most states will accept CEs for Social Workers, and Marriage & Family Therapists if that workshop has approved status from another state association which ours have been (see above). Additionally, we have national approval for all our courses through APA & NBCC. Many states will accept APA & NBCC approved continuing education hours, but please check your specific state rules & regulations. We strongly recommend saving the course description and educational objectives, the certificate of completion you receive from the activity, and please contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements.

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