Pro Bono Counseling Project
2020 Professional Continuing Education Online Webinar
Working with South Asian Clients 101: Increasing Therapist Self-Awareness and Cultural Accessibility
Tuesday, August 18, 2020, from 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Online Webinar – 1 CE Credit
Fee: $19/person, FREE for Active PBCP Volunteer Clinicians
Featured Presenter: Rahul Sharma, PsyD
At the end of this presentation, the participant will:
1. Identify key variables relevant to South Asians and South Asian Americans seeking therapy.
2. Utilize effective methods for self-assessing your own cultural lenses that may affect your interactions with South Asian and South Asian American clients.
3. Identify innovative methods for becoming more culturally accessible to South Asian and South Asian American populations.
This session will consist of a didactic overview of essential considerations dealing with South Asian and South Asian American clients followed by Q & A. An emphasis will be placed on therapist self-awareness (level of self-understanding as a racial/cultural being, bias, etc.) as well as considerations on how to become more accessible to South Asian and South Asian American clients.
This training is funded by a grant from the Baltimore Women’s Giving Circle.
Workshop registrants will receive a code prior to the webinar to log on to Zoom and participate in the online session.