Topic: Cultural Competency and Best Practices for Native American and Buddhist ClientsPresenter: Tonya Elliott-WalkerDate: Friday, September 18, 2015 Time: 9:30 AM to 12:00PMLocation: Heritage Oaks Hospital4250 Auburn Blvd.Sacramento, CA 95841(map)
This program will benefit MFT and LCSW licensees and pre licensees. Includes: Breakfast and meets the qualifications for 2 hours of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. Sacramento Valley Chapter of California Marriage and Family Therapist CAMFT CEPA CE Provider #62279 CE Credit will be awarded on site and to participants at completion of the course
Carlos Flores Jr., MS earned his Bachelor's Degree in Psychology and English from The University of California-Davis in 1998. He then earned his Master's Degree in Counseling from Sacramento State University with an emphasis in Marriage Family Therapy and Career Counseling in 2005. Carlos previously worked for Yolo County Department of Alcohol, Drug, and Mental Health as a clinician specializing in youth going through the Juvenile Justice System. He also has experience in working in community, not-for-profits, and school settings. Previously the Campus College Chair for Social Sciences, he is now the Campus College Chair for the College of Humanities at University of Phoenix. Carlos is a Life Balance Coach with an emphasis in self-awareness and stress management. He has previously taught topics that include early childhood education, anger management, cultural awareness, survival skills for actors, and chemical dependency, among others. Carlos was born in El Salvador and moved to the United States at the age of 9. English was his second language. He was raised Catholic and is now immersed in the study of Buddhism. His lifetime of cultural experience combined with his academic training afford him a unique perspective with which to conceptualize and implement various cultural competencies as they relate to mental health and wellness practices. His philosophy is to have a 360 degree learning environment where everyone has the same opportunity to learn from one another.
Topic: Cultural DiversityPresenter: Tonya Elliot-Walker & Carlos Flores Jr., MSDate: Friday, September 18, 2015 Time: 8:30 AM to 9:45 AMLocation: Heritage Oaks Hospital4250 Auburn Blvd.Sacramento, CA 95841(map)
More information to come.