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FCA Member Webinar: Effects of Continuous Stress on the Black Community

This webinar will address past and current challenges faced by individuals and families in the Black community. It will focus on a strength-based model of resiliency and provide counselors with culturally-responsive counseling strategies for working with this marginalized population.

 Export to Your Calendar 11/3/2017
When: Friday, November 3th
1:00pm
Where: Online Webinar
United States
Contact: FCA Office
305.814.9460


Online registration is available until: 11/2/2017
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This webinar will address past and current challenges faced by individuals and families in the Black community. It will focus on a strength-based model of resiliency and provide counselors with culturally-responsive counseling strategies for working with this marginalized population.

 

Attendees Will:

Develop a clearer understanding of academic, social, and health disparities that affects the Black community

- Understand their own biases and privilege that may contribute or hinder the therapeutic process

- Understand the strengths and resiliency of the Black community.

- Develop culturally-responsive strategies for working with youth and adults from the Black community

 

 

FREE EVENT for all FCA Members!


Not a member, attend the webinar and become a FCA Membership for a year!

 

CE Hours will be offered for this event!

 

 

 

About our presenters:

 

M. Ann Shillingford, PhD is an Associate Professor of Counselor Education at the University of Central Florida in Orlando, Florida.  She has several years of experience as a professional school counselor prior to completing her doctorate at the University of Central Florida. Dr. Shillingford has written several articles and book chapters on multicultural issues particularly focused on wellness, empowerment, and resilience of children and youth of color. Dr. Shillingford has a keen interest in exploring measures to deconstruct educational, social, and health disparities among marginalized communities. Dr. Shillingford’s co-edited book, The Journey Unraveled: College and Career Readiness of African American Students, was published Fall, 2015. 

 

S. Kent Butler, Jr. holds a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology, with a concentration in Counseling Psychology, from the University of Connecticut. Dr. Butler is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC), and Nationally Certified School Counselor (NCSC). He currently serves as the faculty advisor to CHI SIGMA IOTA International Honor Society. Dr. Butler also serves as the Principal

Investigator, for The High-Risk Delinquent and Dependent Child Educational Research Project: Situational Environmental Circumstances Mentoring Program (SEC), which is a partnership between the University of Central Florida and several Florida universities. On the national level, Dr. Butler has served the Association for Multicultural Counseling and Development (AMCD) as the 2011 - 2012 President and American Counseling Association (ACA) Governing Council Representative (2015 –
2018). He is honored to be a member of AMCD’s Multicultural Counseling Competencies Revisions Committee (2014 – 2015) which produced the newly endorsed Multicultural Social Justice Counseling Competencies (MSJCC). Dr. Butler was bestowed with an ACA Fellow Award in April of 2016. His research and academic interests lie in the areas of Multicultural Counseling, Social Justice, Mentoring, Counseling work as it relates specifically to African American males, Group Counseling, School Counseling, and Multicultural Supervision.

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