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Jose F. Vasquez
5 Hours 42 Minutes
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26 Mar, 2014
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This online program is worth 5.75 hours CPD.
Ph.D., Psy.D., LMHC, Owner/Therapist
Healthy Options Enterprises, LLC
Jose F. Vasquez, Ph.D., Psy.D., LMHC , maintains a private practice in West Olympia and Tacoma, Washington. Dr. Vasquez has provided mental health services to families of all races and cultural background for the last 20 years. He is committed to delivering high-quality mental health and crime victim services to those who need help regardless of cultural background, ethnicity, religious belief, or social status.
Dr. Vasquez earned his doctorate degree in psychology from California Southern University, his Ph.D. in human services from Capella University and a Master’s degree in marriage, family and child therapy from the Phillips Graduate Institute in Chatsworth, California. In addition, Dr. Vasquez has presented at national conferences and to general audiences on the topics of juvenile delinquency, cross-cultural issues for mental health clinicians, sexual assault and traumatic brain injury (TBI), and minority counseling issues. He is also a contracted cross-cultural issues trainer for the University of WA.
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- Implement new DSM-5® criteria and cultural formulation.
- Identify your cultural influences and use your knowledge to build rapport with diverse clients.
- Define the role, assessment and treatment of intergenerational cultural and historical trauma on mental health.
- Discuss guidelines for working with specific groups or populations.
- Develop skills to overcome cultural barriers such as language and religion.
- Describe strategies and techniques for multicultural competencies in your practice.
- Apply culture-based positive psychology and enhance resiliency.
DSM- 5®: New Guidelines for the Integration of Cultural Competencies
- Cross-cultural variations in presentations
- Cultural concepts of distress
- Assessments and diagnostic protocols
- DSM-5® cultural formulation
- Cultural factors influencing clients’ perspectives of their symptoms and treatment options
- Cultural genogram with families
Culture and Ethnicity in the United States
- Populations: African American, Euro-American, Asian, American Indian/Alaskan Native/Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islanders; Hispanic/Latino
- Multi-ethnic families: diversity within diversity
- Complexity of identity within groups; subcategories of larger communities
- Multi-ethnic identity; gender and ethnic identity
- Trends in locale specific migration patterns, variation and mental health needs
Cultural Competencies in Mental Health
- Mindfulness-based approach to cultural competence
- Acknowledge cultural differences: terms of reference, racism, stereotypes
- Understand your own culture(s) and ethnic influences
- The Fabric of rapport
- Make cultural connections
- Acquire knowledge & skills
- View behavior within a cultural context
Ethics, Competence & Professional Practice Issues
- Ethical standards for culturally competent practice
- Strategies for responding to the spectrum of professional practice and boundaries
- Micro-aggressions in everyday life and the clinical setting
Language and Religious Considerations
- Work with limited English proficiency and bi/multilingual clients
- Make the most of translation services
- Intersection of religion and culture
- Religious experience, counseling and mental health
Interventions and Therapeutic Concerns Across Cultures
- Engaging identities; transference and counter transference issues
- Medications; use and belief systems
- Tips for working with traditional practitioners & natural healers
- Guidelines for working with specific groups
- Innovative group therapies
- Culture-based positive psychology & resilience strategies
- Historical trauma and grief assessment
- Integrate cultural interventions into substance abuse programs
- Modify evidence- based practices & identify best practices
- Case studies and examples
Psychologists, Counselors, Social Workers, Case Managers, Addiction Counselors, Marriage & Family Therapists, Nurses, and other Mental Health Professionals
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