Event – July 17, 2014; 12:00-2:00 PM PDT

Integrating Indigenous Spirituality and Western Psychotherapy: A Practical Approach

DATE:

TIME: Thursday, 12:00 to 2:00 PM PDT

LOCATION: Westwood Branch Campus; 1145 Gayley Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90024 – Suite 392

Nadia Rojas Jones, Ph.D., will discuss the importance of assessing spiritual and indigenous beliefs that persons in the Latino culture have and how these beliefs directly impact their mental health. After attending this workshop, participants will be able to:

  1. Address the importance of indigenous cultural beliefs in Latino countries
  2. Address the importance of being sensitive, curious and multicultural competent when working with people who hold and/or practice internal indigenous belief system
  3. Demonstrate a practical approach for integrating western psychotherapy with indigenous belief systems
  4. Identify further research needed in this area of study

The event is FREE though RSVP is required. For more information, contact Ashli Zeinert at (310) 481-5938 or azeiner@thechicagoschool.edu. The workshop is also available via webinar.

 *Course meets the qualification for 2 hours of continuing education credit for MFTs, LPCCs, LEPs, and/or LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.