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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

Event Infor­ma­tion

CEU’s Pend­ing.

Date: Novem­ber 82018

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. 

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