Therapists' Multicultural Orientation: Theory & Practice

Chicago, IL US
February 28, 2020
The clinical psychology training program in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience have invited Dr. Jesse Owen to present a workshop focused on enhancing diversity competence in clinical supervision. As clinical supervisors, the training program promotes, models, and cultivates appreciation of diversity and individual differences during supervision with trainees. This activity will provide participants with knowledge, awareness, and skills to facilitate conversations about diversity factors and to incorporate them into work with trainees. It will present a review of the theory and framework for diversity competence and provide a rationale for the development of specific skills to enhance diversity competence. Participants will practice the implementation of culturally sensitive strategies and understand their impact in the therapeutic process.

Target Audience

This activity is designed for mental health providers including psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, and trainees dedicated to the promotion of diversity in their practices.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:
  • Identify the three pillars of the multicultural orientation framework;
  • Describe how to develop skills to respond effectively to multicultural dynamics;
  • Discuss how cultural limitations affect treatment in psychotherapy.
Additional information
ABMS Core Competencies: 
Interpersonal and Communication Skills
For more information, please contact:
CME Coordinator Contact Name: 
Natalie Stachon
CME Coordinator Contact Email: 
CME Coordinator Contact Phone: 
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Available credit: 
  • 3.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 3.25 Participation
Event starts: 
02/28/2020 - 9:00am
Event ends: 
02/28/2020 - 12:00pm
Activity opens: 
Activity expires: 
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The University of Chicago reserves the right to cancel or postpone this conference due to unforeseen circumstances. In the unlikely event this activity must be cancelled or postponed, the registration fee will be refunded; however, The University of Chicago is not responsible for any related costs, charges, or expenses to participants, including fees assessed by airline/travel/lodging agencies.

  Jesse Owen, PhD
  Counseling Psychology
  University of Denver


Disclosure Declarations
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Physician Credit
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other Healthcare Professional Credit
Nurses and other healthcare professionals will receive a Certificate of Participation. For information on the applicability and acceptance of Certificates of Participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME, please consult your professional licensing board.
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