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Cultural Humility: Understanding the Ethics Code Through the Lens of Liberation Psychology

                    Cultural Humility:  Understanding the Ethics              

       Code Through the Lens of  Liberation Psychology

  Co-sponsored by SCCPA and CPA

Presenters:  Leighna Harrison, PhD & Lorraine Wong, PhD, ABPP

Saturday, September 18 @ 11:00 – 2:30 PM, 3CE

Topics discussed will include:

Brief overview of historical context of cultural issues in psychology

Key terms in psychology related to cultural issues

Limits of the current ethics code from a culturally inclusive perspective

Theories of liberation psychology as a more inclusive approach to the therapist-client relationship


Learning Objectives

By the end of the workshop, clinicians will be able to:

  1. Discuss how western psychology upholds and perpetuates oppression, and can damage the psychological well-being of individuals/communities
  2. Critique the Ethics Code from a perspective of cultural humility
  3. Describe the basics of liberation psychology as a progression from current Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) practices



11:00-11:50 am        
Conceptualizations & Assumptions of Western Psychology 
11:50-12:00 pm Break
12:00-12:50 Key Terms
12:50-1:00 Break
1:00-1:50 Applying lens of Cultural Humility and Liberation Psychology to the Ethics Code
1:50-2:00 Break
2:00-2:30 Applications for Practice


Fees: SCCPA Member $40, SCCPA Student Member $15 

Non-Member $50, Non-Member Student $20

This workshop will be recorded.

CPA is co-sponsoring with Santa Clara County Psychological Association. CPA is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists and recognized by the BBS to offer CE credit for its licensees. CPA maintains responsibility for this program and its contents.  Important Notice: Those who attend the workshop and complete the CPA evaluation form will receive 3 continuing education credits. Please note that APA CE rules require that we give credit only to those who attend the entire workshop. Those arriving more than 15 minutes after the start time or leaving before the workshop is completed will not receive CE credits.

Saturday, September 18, 2021, 11:00 AM until 2:30 PM

Additional Info:
Annette Taylor
408-757-7720 (p)
408-757-7720 (c)
Lorraine Wong
Ethics Committee Chair
Registration is required
Payment In Full In Advance Only