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Ethics of Cross-Cultural Competency in Clinical Practice – Cleveland
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When: 12/14/2016
8:30 AM - 12:45 PM
Where: Cleveland State University
West Center
26202 Detroit Rd
Westlake, Ohio  44145
United States
Contact: Cleveland State University
(216) 687-3867

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4 CEU (Ethics)

The NASW has a Code of Ethics which mandates that practitioners are competent with regards to cultural diversity. This applies to practitioners in every population (mental health, children, chemical dependency, etc). Most are working with ever increasingly diverse people, both clients and colleagues. This course sets participants on the path to engage in the continual exploration of knowledge, skills and values that will help assume quality of care for persons of all cultures. It will explore the ethics of building a culturally competent practice in the clinical setting.

Julia Ellifritt, LISW-S, has extensive experience in the fields of hospice and bereavement care. Licensed by the State of Ohio as an Independent Social Worker, her experiences include caring for the terminally ill and their families, bereavement care services, community education, traumatic death interventions, research, supervision of graduate students, coordination of volunteer programs and development of psychosocial components for hospice programs. Julia is a skilled practitioner in counseling and program development, with a Bachelor’s (Cleveland State University) and Master’s Degree (Case Western Reserve University) in Social Work. She has published in The American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Care and The Exceptional Parent. Julia is a founding board member of the Northeast Ohio Bereavement Council and was active on their board for more than fifteen years. Julia is also on the Alumni Board for Case Western Reserve University’s Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences. She has traveled extensively throughout Africa and Asia, lecturing in hospitals, hospices, nursing homes, and orphanages. She is on the board of Ancient Path, a compassion organization serving the poor and powerless around the world, and is also the manager of Chifundo’s Kids, a child sponsorship program serving more than 800 children in Madagascar and Malawi.

Please register 2 business days prior to the program.

Cost: $119

Event Website for Registrations : http://www.campusce.net/csucasal/category/category.aspx?C=&S=70