You are a social work/mental health provider.
A woman walks into your office for help.
She is carrying a young child.
She is homeless.
She is a Lesbian.
She is a woman of color.
She is Deaf.
Are you prepared?
Understanding the complexity of our intersectional identities is crucial in being a competent provider and censuring your practice is inclusive. To be inclusive means actively making choices to change and do better. Not just one choice, but hundreds of choices every day.
Identify various types of privilege and oppression and the ways in which they manifest
Reflect on ways in which your own identity impacts your practice
Discuss how to make your practice inclusive
Ashley Heidebrecht, MSW
and the Diversity and Resiliency Institute of El Paso- a project of the Borderland Rainbow Center
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The Borderland Rainbow Center under sponsor number 7798 has been approved by the Texas State Board of Social Worker Examiners to offer continuing education contact hours to social workers. The approved status of The Borderland Rainbow Center, Continuing Education Service expires annually on July 31. If you hold licensure in another state, it is not guaranteed that our webinar content will meet your requirements.