Professional Development

Privilege & Culture: The Challenges for White Clinicians

Tuesday, June 18, 2024
9:15 AM - 12:30 PM


Privilege & Culture: The Challenges for White Clinicians

It is a clinician's duty to recognize privilege and be aware of cultural differences and systems of racial oppression in order to have essential conversations with coworkers and clients. This course will provide a culturally competent understanding of the language, awareness and skills needed to have such interactions. Thought-provoking discussion and activities, offer mental health professionals the opportunity to build a culturally relevant toolbox of skills to work toward micro and macro level change.

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Define key terms such as privilege, unconscious bias, microaggressions, racism, equity, color blindness and intersectionality
  • Discuss ways in which privilege impacts relationships with coworkers and clients
  • Describe contents of a culturally relevant toolbox and skill set required to affect change in practice

Presenter:  Constance Palmer, LCSW

This course is approved by APCBNJ for 5 renewal CE’s for NJ credentials: LCSW, LSW, LPC, LAC, LMFT, LAMFT, LCADC, CADC, LPAT and LAAT. 

Behavioral Health Matters, LLC is recognized by the NY State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0443.

Please check with your respective Licensing Board if your credential is not listed here and/or to verify your Board's requirements.

This VIRTUAL course satisfies the Social & Cultural Competence CE requirement for many NJ credentials.  Course offers 3 Cultural Competence/Clinical CE's for $75.00.  Use Discount Code: SWPC24 to take $10.00 off the posted rate.

Last Updated: 05/13/24