Friday, January 24, 2020
9:00 am-11:30 am
Brunch, Networking, 60-Minute Featured Presentation,
Literature Table, Round Table Discussion,
Business Card Drawing, Participant Announcements
Robert Strock, LMFT
Los Angeles Psychotherapist and Author of
Awareness that Heals: Bringing Heart and Wisdom to Life’s Challenges
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Dismantling Implicit Bias and Building Allies in Therapy
Dr. Sayida Peprah and Susan Lowe, LMFT
Unconscious associations of selective attributes can influence perceptions and unintentionally affect the therapeutic alliance. This interactive and self-reflective presentation is intended to increase cultural humility, broaden self-awareness of implicit bias, and provide tools to encourage understanding and empathy. The facilitators will provide guidelines to assist in mitigating implicit biases in mental health as a strategy to improve therapeutic relationships and quality of care.At the end of this presentation, participants will be able to
- Define and identify the impact of implicit bias in the therapeutic relationship
- Identify and use strategies for dismantling and/or reducing implicit bias
Sayida Peprah, PsyD is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and trained Birth Doula who specializes in multicultural psychology, trauma, suicide prevention, maternal mental health. She is also a trainer and consultant on topics of cultural humility, implicit bias, and trauma as they impact mental and maternal health. Dr. Peprah is the founder and Director of Training for the non-profit organization Diversity Uplifts, Inc. To learn more, visit www.DiversityUplifts.org.
Susan Lowe, MA, LMFT is the Program Coordinator for the Child Abuse Treatment Program (CHAT) at Seven Generations Child and Family Counseling Services. She works with American Indian/Alaskan Native children and their families to provide integrated services that incorporate cultures and traditions.
For more information, contact Di Wilson or Matthew Evans.
Licensed Therapists, Interns, Students, & Related Professionals
Friday, January 24, 9:00-11:30 am
8:15-9:00: Speed Check-In
Informal Networking, Literature Table and Exhibits
Brunch is available from 8:15 am on — and throughout the meeting
9:00: Meeting begins
The Olympic Collection
11301 W. Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90064
Complimentary Underground Self-Parking
Turn into the building’s lot and proceed to the ramp leading underground.
$35 for LA-CAMFT Members
Other CAMFT Chapter Members
$45 for Non-Members
$55 All Walk-Ins
1.5 CEUs provided
Online Registration CLOSES Thursday, January 23rd at 12 noon.
If you miss the online registration deadline, you can still attend our meeting by paying at the door the day of the event.
The registration cost on the day of the event is $55 for both members and non-members.
Seating is limited.
Register Online today for a Quick & Easy Check-In.
CAMFT Approved Continuing Education Provider 59450. This course meets the qualifications for 1.5 continuing education credits for MFTs, LPCCs, and/or LCSWs as required by the California Association of Marriage Family Therapists. Participants will receive an evaluation form as part of the sign in/out form and must complete form at the conclusion of course in order to receive CE.
Refund policy: 48-hour notice required for refund of fee minus $5.00 administrative cost. Exceptions can be made for 48-hour notice in cases of emergency. Contact Di Wilson, Course Organizer, at NetworkingChair@LACAMFT.org.
Accommodations for Special Needs: Contact Di Wilson, Course Organizer, at NetworkingChair@LACAMFT.org.
Grievances: Program Administrator, Valerie "Billie" Klayman, manages all grievances—and will acknowledge, investigate and remedy grievances. Response to grievances will be made in writing within 30 days. Contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org.