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CARE: Understanding Intersectionality and Cultural Humility by Daniel Cisneros, MS, NCC, APCC, PPS, Durriya Syed, AMFT & David Nylund, LCSW, PhD.

  • Fri, October 25, 2019
  • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Rancho Cordova City Hall, 2729 Prospect Park Drive, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670
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Topic:  Understanding Intersectionality and Cultural Humility
 Brandy Jones-Thomas, LMFT
Daniel Cisneros, MS, NCC, APCC, PPS, Durriya Syed, AMFT & David Nylund, LCSW, PhD.
Date:  Friday, October 25, 2019
Time: 9:00 AM to 12:00PM
Location: Rancho Cordova City Hall, 
2729 Prospect Park Drive, 
Rancho Cordova, CA 95670 (map)

Doors Open at 8:30AM
Workshop starts at 9:00 AM

This program will benefit LMFT, LPCC, LEP and LCSW licensees and pre licensees. Clinicians will gain an understanding on how to effectively build therapeutic relationship with Muslim client, more confidently assess client's needs and implement religiously and culturally sensitive therapeutic strategies.  Learn about the ecological models of Multicultural Counseling and how the development of multicultural and advocacy competencies evolved out of the multicultural and social justice movements. This course will discuss the impact of white privilege and white fragility and will propose a ethical stance based on reciprocity and applying the voices of people of color--being a white co-conspirator

Includes: Breakfast and meets the qualifications for 3 hours of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.  Sacramento Valley Chapter of California Marriage and Family Therapist CAMFT CEPA CE Provider #62279 CE Credit will be awarded after the completion of the course via email.

No CEs will be awarded to persons arriving late or leaving early. Partial CE credit will not be awarded.

Workshop Information:

This is an interactive workshop.  Each presenter will involve the attendees in an activity and also provide background about the activity and the issues and cultures.

American Muslims: Diversity, Intersectionality, and Mental Health by Durriya Syed, AMFT

Multicultural Social Identities & Ecological Model of Multicultural Counseling by Daniel Cisneros

Moving from a white ally to a white co-conspirator - David Nylund

8:30 am Registration Starts
8:50 am - Announcements
9:00 am - 9:50 am - Presenter #1
9:50 am - 10:40 am - Presenter #2
10:40 am - 10:50 am - Group Discussion
10:50 am - 11:40 am - Presenter #3
11:40 am - 12 noon - Question and Answer Panel
noon - Workshop Ends

Learning Objectives:

Understand the diversity of Muslims and their specific needs

Analyze and Identify Multicultural Models of Counseling

Able to deconstruct the common discourse of "ally"

Presenter Bio:
Durriya is a recipient of Sacramento Hero Award for Humanitarian Services from Red Cross and KCRA 3, recipient of 2011 & 2019 Power of One award for bringing faith communities together from Interfaith Council of Greater Sacramento and recipient of SALAM Distinguished Award for her exceptional interfaith and community services. She has served as a President, Vice President and Interim Executive Director of the Interfaith Service Bureau/ Religious Coalition of Cable Television. She strongly believes in practical compassion of spiritually. Durriya is a co founder of the Women Interfaith Network and Ar-Razzaq Food Bank. She has volunteered as a chaplain at Sutter Roseville Hospital and for Habitat for Humanity in Guatemala. She has worked as an AMFT at Gender Health Center, Muslim American Society-Social Services Foundation and at WIND youth organization.

Daniel Cisneros is a Nationally Certified Counselor, Registered Associate Professional Counselor, (Passed LPCC clinical exam), and PhD Student with extensive experience in the counseling, education and training fields. I am a bilingual (native spanish speaker) therapist at Life Practice Counseling, a community mental health agency and school district social emotional counselor. I have extensive experience working with individuals from diverse communities, ethnicities and socioeconomic backgrounds including youth, families, adults, adolescents and the LGBTQ community. I am also certified instructor in Youth Mental Health First Aid, PRO-ACT (Professional Assault Crisis Training), & Alternatives to Violence Project. I serve as the LGBTQ+ Chair for CTA's (California) Teacher's Association Capital City Service Center's Equity Team.

David Nylund, LCSW, PhD is a Professor of Social at California State University, Sacramento. David is the Clinical Director of the Gender Health Center, a nonprofit agency in Sacramento serving the trans and queer communities. David is also a clinical supervisor at La Familia Counseling Services and a faculty member of the Vancouver School for Narrative Therapy. He is the author/co-author several articles and books on family therapy, narrative therapy, queer theory, and cultural studies.

Registration Ends Wednesday, October 23, 2019

No Walk-in Registration unless announced.  

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