Chicana/o/x Affirmative Therapy Training Series – Level 2

This 4-session training is the second level of the Chicana/o/x Affirmative Therapy Training Series. Each session is 2.5 hours and will contain two case scenarios each session. In particular, Level 2 will dive deeper into the three crucial aspects of Chicana/o/x & Latina/o/x well-being: Identity, Family, & Spirituality. Participants will learn how to be responsive to each in clinical practice. Further, the impact of historical & intergenerational racial trauma will be explored and approaches to be responsive during clinical practice will be outlined.

It is not necessary for respondents to have completed Level 1 of this training series in order to benefit from Level 2.

What is Chicana/o/x Affirmative Therapy?

It is an approach that assumes centralizing culture and a positive perception of one’s own culture background can and should be facilitated in psychotherapy with Chicana/o/x and Latina/o/x clients.

It assumes that connecting & re-connecting to current & ancestral values/practices can promote a culturally relevant sense of well-being.

Its methods explicitly focuses on and brings forth the cultural strengths of the Chicana/o/x community

Required evaluations and session assessments will be sent to participants after each session. After all 4 sessions and evaluations are completed, participants will be awarded a certificate of training completion in Chicana/o/x Affirmative Therapy – Level 2 from The Institute of Chicana/o Psychology.

Participants will receive their Zoom link to each training session 30 minutes before the session begins.

Nov, 6 Identity

Dec.4 Family

Jan. 8 Spirituality

Jan. 29 Historical and Intergenerational Trauma/Wisdom

The training sessions will be recorded and the recorded sessions will be available after the live date. So, participants may still receive credit for attending if they view the recording and respond to the evaluation of each session.

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