Working with Bilingual Populations (3 CE’s)

Presented by David Lutz, Ph.D. Thursday, February 8th,  1:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Instructional Level

Advanced

Course Description and Target Audience

This course will focus on understanding the importance of language and cultural context in psychotherapy and assessment.  Options for providing such services will be explored along with case studies to explore effective approaches to working in such situations. There are minimal potential risks. The target audience is mental health providers (advanced doctoral level psychology trainees, psychologists in practice, master’s level clinicians etc).

Learning Objectives

  • Demonstrate an understanding of cultural context in providing psychological services.
  • Describe the role of acculturation in providing services.
  • Understand and explain the legal requirements and legal expectations in such situations.
  • Understand and explain the importance of self-reflection in developing an appropriate clinical viewpoint.

Presenter Information

David Lutz, Ph.D., earned his degree in Clinical Psychology in 1980 at the University of Kansas. He has worked with bilingual populations in psychotherapy and especially assessment.
*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.