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Culturally Responsible Services for Youths of Color

1:00pm - June 1, 2022 thru 3:00pm - June 1, 2022 | Timezone: US/Eastern
Central East PTTC
Registration Deadline: May 27, 2022
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Date: June 1, 2022 Blank space (transparent) for table Format: Webinar Blank space (transparent) for table Contact Hours: 1.75 
Time: 1 PM—3:00 PM ET Blank space (transparent) for table Cost: FREE Blank space (transparent) for table  

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Youth of color continue to experience disparities in receiving care in health care settings. About 13% of children of color receive mental health services compared to 31% of white children.

This training will explore the unique demographics of communities of color, barriers to seeking and receiving services, and new culturally sound information that is key to bridging gaps in access and care. Join social worker Randall Leonard, LCSW-C (they/them/theirs) to explore culturally responsible techniques to reach, connect, and serve youth of color and their families in a variety of health care settings.

 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  1. Describe the strengths, challenges and needs of youth of color
  2. Explain how to better engage and support ethnic minority community members and their children
  3. Identify three specific ways to create a welcoming and cultural affirming environment for youth of color

 


PRESENTER

Randall Leonard

Randall Leonard, LCSW-C (they/them)

Maryland native Randall Leonard is a licensed clinical social worker who has specialized in the care of LGBTQ individuals for four years. They currently serve as a Staff Therapist at the Center for LGBTQ Health Equity, a Center of Excellence of Chase Brexton Health Care, providing individual therapy as well as assessments for gender-affirming surgery. They also facilitate “Identity Talk”, a group for trans and gender-diverse people of color to process intersectionality between culture and gender.

Before joining the Chase Brexton team, Randall served survivors of intimate partner violence at Family and Children’s Services, where they provided individual therapy and a weekly support group. In addition, they worked as a Behavioral Specialist in the Emergency Department of Union Memorial Hospital. They started their social work career working with people with severe and persistent mental illness at Sheppard Pratt Health Systems. Randall holds a Master of Social Work from the University of Maryland School of Social Work with a concentration in clinical behavioral health.


*CONTACT HOUR ELIGIBILITY

In order to be eligible for the contact hours/certificate of attendance, you must join the live webinar in Zoom.

If you are having issues accessing the room/application at the time of the event: Please email [email protected] at the start of the webinar so that we can assist you.