(LIB) CEU: Cancer & Cultural Humility in the Therapeutic Relationship

February 20, 2016 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm

As therapists, developing a capacity to reflect on our beliefs and assumptions contributes to greater cultural humility. We develop a more active curiosity about our clients’ contexts and what we may miss because of our own life experiences. This awareness is important in all our therapeutic relationships. However, when our clients are facing cancer and other illness, this humility is vital, since illness increases client vulnerability, therefore requiring a deeper curiosity and questioning of ourselves. This workshop will explore the complex intersection of cultural understandings and knowledge with what we bring to the table through our social and cultural identity history, experience and world view.
4 CEU Credits.