What on-demand participants are saying:
Love Renee, she did a great job. Wish I was there for her experiential…”
“Was very informative. Very thought provoking. Enjoyed the learning experience.” E.J.
“I was very pleased with the training overall, and thought that the presenter did an excellent job of balancing content and experience.” M.L.
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This program is approved for continuing education by the Arizona Association for Marriage and Family Therapy.
Cultural Competency From the Q Perspective, Rene Broussard, LPC, LISAC
This training, focused on Cultural Competence for Counseling Professionals, will address diagnostic considerations as well as establishing client relationship and therapeutic bond with mindfulness focused on cultural consideration. The culturally competent components of providing non-judgmental, informed, accepting and aware care to those who identify as L. G. B. T., Q. Q. I. or A., as well as other “kins,” and letters of the alphabet, will be addressed. Guiding questions: 1. What is the difference between sexual orientation and gender identity? 2. What unique knowledge is useful for Counselors to have, in regards to this community? 3. How can Counselors operate in ways which clearly communicate inclusion and acceptance of this community? The A.L.G.B.T.I.C. Competencies, as found on the American Counseling Association website provide the structural framework for this training: http://www.counseling.org/knowledge-center/competencies
• Build self-awareness of discriminatory tendencies as well as the currently prevalent oppressive power and privilege of those who identify as heterosexual
• Provide knowledge of societal reinforcement of such tendencies and how to counteract them
• Increase inclusion, awareness and acceptance of those who identify as L, G, B, T, Q
Rene Broussard, Licensed Professional Counselor since 2008, Licensed Independent Substance Abuse Counselor since 2009. Rene obtained her Masters of Education in Counseling in 2002, at which point she served as a School Guidance Counselor for 3 years. Her move to Arizona in 2005 marked the beginning of her Clinical Counseling Career, which she happily continues today in the form of agency Clinical Directorship, Agency Group Counseling, Private Practice Counseling, Clinical Supervision, and Community Involvement, in Prescott, AZ. Developed specialties include adult and adolescent individual and family counseling as well as couples counseling; counseling the LGBTQ population, and treating substance use disorders, as well as depression and anxiety related to various life transitions.