Treatment Issues through the Lens of Health Disparities (6 CE’s)

Presented by Rosalyn Davis, Ph.D.
 December 6th,  8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Instructional Level

Advanced

Course Description and Target Audience

This course will review and make suggestions for addressing health disparities very broadly. Topics will focus on mental health, addictions, and other areas of potential disparity. Several other dimensions of potential for disparity will be addressed; like race/ethnicity, gender, country of origin, sexuality, etc.

The target audience is mental health providers (advanced doctoral level psychology trainees, psychologists in practice, master’s level clinicians, etc). There should not be any potential risks beyond the possibility for discomfort.

Learning Objectives

  • Participants will be able to identify the causes and conditions of health disparities in the United States.
  • Participants will be able to describe the impact of those health disparities on our clients.
  • Participants will be able to explain how health disparities continue to impact our treatment efforts.
  • Participants will be able to describe ways to minimize the impact of health disparities on treatment efforts.

Presenter Information

Rosalyn Davis, Ph.D., has been giving talks about diversity for over a decade and about intersectionality for several years. Her specialty while working on her doctoral degree was diversity and she has spent most of the last few years working on this from a research perspective as well as continuing education. Dr. Davis is a clinical assistant professor at of psychology at Indiana University Kokomo. She received her BA in psychology from Fisk University in Nashville, TN; an MA in Counseling from the University of Texas at San Antonio and a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Ball State University in Muncie, IN. She is also a licensed psychologist in the state of Indiana and Arkansas.

Location and Costs

$100.00 - Regular Registration Fee
$75.00 - Consortium Affiliate
No Charge - NPTC Director or Supervisor

The presentation will be offered in the Gym at Four County Counseling Center, 1015 Michigan Avenue, Logansport, Indiana 46947.

*National Psychology Training Consortium (NPTC) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. NPTC maintains responsibility for this program and its content.