Expanding Culturally Competent Care to Culturally Responsive Practice - Webinar
8:30 AM - 11:45 AM Pacific
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Event Description
Zoom webinar
   Zina Rodriguez, MSW, MCAP, CDE is a social worker and a certified diversity executive. She collaborates with organizations on the development of Diversity Equity Inclusion Belonging (DEIB) strategies that align with their mission and values. She is a global speaker on topics related to culturally inclusive treatment and healthcare. She is passionate about co- creating inviting, intentional and inclusive healing spaces for individuals to achieve wellness while creating pathways for success for individuals from underrepresented communities. Zina serves as a Board Member for the National Association of Treatment Providers, Young People in Recovery, C4 Recovery Foundation and Simplifyance. She has also served as an adjunct professor at Rutgers University School of Social Work and holds a MSW from Fordham University and a BSW degree from Rutgers University.

Financial Disclosures:
  • MSCC honorarium and travel stipend
  • CEO & Co-Founder of Z & D Consulting a consulting agency for healthcare providers
Non-Financial Disclosures:
  •     Board Member:
    •  National Association of Treatment Providers
    • Young People in Recovery
    • National Diversity Collaborative
    • C4 Recovery Foundation
    • Simplifyance

Facilitator:  Kim Gully, MS, CCC-SLP, CCM, CBIST

Financial Disclosures:

  • none

Non-Financial Disclosures:

  • President of MSCC
  • Founder and Leader of New Start Support Group for TBI Survivors

Target Audience:  Medical Speech-language pathologists

Course description:  Culturally responsive care is the intentional and consistent decision providers make to see, respect, and celebrate the aspects that make each person unique.  In this workshop we will expand on the concepts of culturally competent care and discuss how culturally responsive care practices can enhance clinical delivery of care for diverse communities.

Participants will be able to:
  1. describe how cultural responsiveness enhances proficiency in clinical skills, programmatic development and administrative practices.
  2. list the core competencies providers must have to effectively serve diverse patients, families and communities.
  3. explain implicit bias can impact the clinical relationship and how to mitigate harm
Time Ordered Agenda:
8:30 – 8:45                       Welcome/Brave Space Agreement/Grounding Exercise
8:45 – 9:00                       The Need for Culturally Responsive Treatment: Review of Epidemiological Data
9:00 – 9:30                       Overview of Cultural Competency and Culturally Responsive Care
9:30 – 10:00                     Understanding Bias and Its Impact on clinical engagement
10:00 – 10:15                   Break
10:15 – 10:30                   Discussion Groups
10:30 – 11:00                   Integrating Culturally Responsive Tools
11:00 – 11:20                   Discussion Groups
11:20 – 11:45                   Wrap up/Questions & Answers
11:45                                 Dismissal

In order to receive credit for this course participants must complete the following requirements:
  • attend entire course
    • sign into zoom for entire webinar - phone participation will not be accepted to receive credit
    • partial credits not allowed
  • complete program evaluation
    • must be completed within 7 days of completion of course
    • certificate of completion will be awarded upon receipt

Special Requests
We encourage participation by all individuals.  If you have a disability or other special requests (dietary, visual, hearing, physical, etc.), please indicate your request in the designated section included in registration process. We will do our best to accommodate you, please allow a minimum of 14 days notice to allow us time to process your request.   

Refund Policy
Refund requests must be submitted in writing via email. Requests made more than 10 business days prior to course date will be subject to an administration fee of $15 of the registration fee if an additional cost is associated with the course.  Membership fees will not be refunded if member is not able to attend conferences that are included with annual fee.  Refund requests made less than 10 business days prior to any course that requires an additional fee for the course are subject to a $25 administrative fee.  This is to cover the costs associated with the course that have already been accrued based on preregistration.  No refunds for non-attendance will be issued on the day of, or after, the conference.

Cancellation Policy
If MSCC cancels a course that requires an additional registration fee, all members who have prepaid for the course will be refunded the registration fee in the form of the original payment within 30 business days of the cancellation of the course.   MSCC membership fee will not be refunded.

Satisfaction  Guarantee & Complaint Policy
MSCC’s continuing education offerings are designed to help professionals achieve improved performance and results in all areas.  If for any reason you are not satisfied with the content and material presented, we encourage you to file a complaint via the process outlined on our website within 30 days of the completion of the course.  Click Here for Policy

Content Disclosures The content of this course does not focus exclusively on any specific proprietary product or service. Presenter financial and non-financial disclosures may be found in the Presenter & Disclosures area above.

In Kind Support 
We want to thank Stanford Hospital Medical Center for providing the Li Ka Shing Center for today's course.  Any vendors present contribute a vendor fee in exchange for a vendor table.
Offering CEs via CA PDP #74 for CA license                                   

Continental Breakfast included for half day in person course

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