Cultural Considerations in the Treatment of Anxiety Disorders in African Americans, 1.5 CE.
KPA Diversity Conference Home Study
KPA Members can listen to the recording for FREE at http://www.kpa.org/?page=600Mbr
Presented by: Kevin Chapman Ph.D. & Monnica Williams Ph.D.
This workshop addresses cultural
factors related to culturally-sensitive assessment and treatment of
African Americans with anxiety disorders. Research and clinical case
examples are utilized throughout this workshop to underscore the
importance of cultural factors in the assessment and treatment of
African American adults and children.
- To aid clinicians in identifying cultural factors endemic to African Americans with anxiety disorders.
- To inform researchers and clinicians of the most recent research pertaining to African Americans with anxiety disorder.
- To aid clinicians in selecting assessment instruments that are appropriate for African American population.
About the Presenters
L. Kevin Chapman, Ph.D.,
is an assistant professor in Clinical Psychology in the Department of
Psychological and Brain Sciences at the University of Louisville and
the Director of the Center for Mental Health Disparities at the
University of Louisville. His work focuses on the assessment and
treatment of anxiety disorders, particularly in African American adults
and their children as well as risks and protective factors (e.g.,
resiliency, religious coping) in African American adults and children.
Monnica Williams, Ph.D.,
is an assistant professor in Clinical Psychology in the Department
of Psychological and Brain Sciences at the University of Louisville.
Her work focuses on African Americans, OCD, PTSD, ethnic identity,
Psychologists, Social Workers, Art Therapists: This home study has been approved for 1.5 CE credit by the Kentucky
Psychological Association (KPA). KPA is approved by the American
Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for
psychologists. The Kentucky Psychological Association maintains responsibility for this program and its content. KPA is also approved to offer professional continuing
education by the Kentucky Board of Examiners of Psychology, the
Kentucky Board of Social Work, the Kentucky Board of Professional
Art Therapists, and the Kentucky Board of Professional Counselors.
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