Thursday, November 8, 2018
Multiculturalism Training for KYC Staff
KYC staff, join KYC’s Clinical Training Committee in a training opportunity about multiculturalism and therapy. Speaker Mudita Rastogi, Ph.D., LMFT will present Multiculturalism: Navigating Difficult Conversations in Therapy. This training will include foundational material as well as a clinically-focused discussion of case material, self-reflection exercises, small group work, and intervention skills.
Participants will be able to:
- Explore their own attitudes towards numerous areas of diversity, and learn key terms and processes
- Gain an understanding of intersectionality and context using the Systemic Inclusive Integrative Approach (or SIIA for short), which is an ecologically-based model
- Apply cultural responsiveness skills and case discussion to plan interventions
- Understand how to manage their own responses to client behaviors and attitudes to maintain client well-being and also the therapist’s own integrity and well-being
Multiculturalism: Navigating Difficult Conversations in Therapy
Date: November 8, 2018
Time: 9:00 AM — 12:00 PM — Foundation Material for all KYC Staff; 1:00 PM — 4:00 PM — Clinical Material for KYC’s Clinical Staff
Location: The Community Room on the first floor of KYC’s Elk Grove Main Office at 1001 Rohlwing Road Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
RSVP: Please RSVP to Kristen Daniels.
Kenneth Young Center Staff Members are encouraged to attend. Please note that lunch will not be provided.
About the Speaker
Mudita Rastogi, Ph.D., is Professor and the Coordinator of the Child and Family Concentration at the Illinois School of Professional Psychology, Argosy University, Schaumburg, IL. She is in private practice at Aspire Consulting and Therapy, LLC, as a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. Dr. Rastogi obtained her Ph.D. in Marriage and Family Therapy from Texas Tech University, her Master’s degree in Psychology from University of Bombay, and her BA (Honors) in Psychology from University of Delhi. Dr. Rastogi has published extensively in the areas of family and couple therapy, cross-cultural and gender issues and South Asian families, and is currently an Associate Editor for the Encyclopedia of Couple and Family Therapy.