Part 1 of 3 in series that can be completed individually or as a full series. The interactive three-part series is designed to increase vocational rehabilitation counseling professionals' capacity to cultivate resiliency in people with disabilities. With an emphasis on increasing cultural responsiveness of professionals who provide services to consumers who are from under-resourced and racially/culturally diverse backgrounds.
Part One of the series defines resiliency from a human development and a vocational rehabilitation counseling perspective. It uses knowledge of social identity development and racial/cultural identity development to help rehabilitation professionals approach client progress through services as an opportunity to foster resiliency.
Upon completion of this webinar, you will be able to:
1) Define resiliency from multiple perspectives
2) Describe resiliency as identity using social identity, disability, and racial/cultural identity development models
3) Apply resiliency concepts across the rehabilitation process
Presenter: Dr. Michell Temple, EdD., CRC, NCC, CCPT, LPC (GA), LPC/MHSP (TN), President of the National Association of Multicultural Rehabilitation Concerns, is currently serving as the Counselor and ADA Coordinator at Tusculum University. She provides counseling and rehabilitation services using a cognitive behavioral approach with an emphasis on meaning making of emotions and life circumstances. She brings a professional commitment of over hundred hours of continuing education to this topic. She holds a doctorate from the University of West Georgia in Professional Counseling