11:06 A.M. ON DECEMBER 4, 2020
EQUALITY? DISABILITY AND RACIAL HEALTH DISPARITIES
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2020
12:00 P.M. - 1:30 P.M. EASTERN TIME
1.5 CEs for NBCC, FLORIDA BOARD, AND CRC
This timely panel discussion hosted by the Florida Counseling Association (FCA) and the American Rehabilitation Counseling Association (ARCA) will focus conversation around the ongoing health care disparity crisis experienced by people of color with disabilities.
By the end of this panel discussion, attendees will:
- Learn about racial and disability-related health disparities;
- Learn about ways to advocate for health equity as it relates to working with clients of color and clients with disabilities; and
- Obtain resources to help address racial and disability-related health disparities.
Valerie E. D. Russell, Ph.D., CRC, LMHC, NCC
Rehabilitation Counseling, Program Coordinator; Principal Investigator and Project Director of Department of Education RSA Grants: Projects Training Beyond Possible and Project A.B.L.E. Rehabilitation Counselors at Florida International University.
Michelle Bradham-Cousar, Ph.D., CRC
Disability Consultant; ACA Southern Region Chair; Past President Florida Counseling Association; Past President American Rehabilitation Counseling Association.
Daniel Balva, M.S., NCC, CRC
Doctoral Candidate, University of Georgia; M.S. Counselor Education (Clinical Mental Health Counseling and; Rehabilitation Counseling), Florida International University, 2017; FAMCD Past-President (2018-2019); ARCA Student Representative (2019-Present).
Christine Sacco-Bene, Ph.D., LMHC, NCC, CRC
Associate Clinical Professor, School of Medicine, University of South Carolina; ARCA Public Relations and Awareness Director; FCA Secretary (2018-2020).
*The Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling have approved this course under continuing education provider BAP#50-15249 and National Board of Certified Counselors Provider #2010 materials prepared for FCA. The American Rehabilitation Counseling Association (ARCA) has approved this course for CRCC (Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification) continuing education clock hours (CEs).