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Cultural Competence As a Legal, Ethical, and Clinical Mandate

  • April 24, 2020
  • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Zoom Video Conferencing
  • 8


(depends on selected options)

Base fee:
  • Non-Member
    Present student id at the door
  • WSSCSW Associate & Premium Associate Member
  • Current Member: General, Premium, Emeritus
  • WSSCSW Student Members

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This workshop covers the ethical standards of multicultural competency and advocacy, and examines applicable State and Federal laws regarding non-discrimination, with a particular focus on gender non-conforming populations. Participants will learn to implement strategies to incorporate active advocacy and multicultural competency into clinical work.
  • Explore the NASW Code of Ethics and other professional ethical standards regarding client advocacy and cultural competency.
  • Understand State and Federal law regarding non-discrimination
  • Explore strategies to implement advocacy and multicultural competency into clinical practice.
  • Identify ways in which client advocacy and multicultural competency impacts clinical work.

Eric Ström, is an attorney and Licensed Mental Health Counselor. As an attorney, Eric provides legal counsel, consultation, and guidance to mental health professionals. Eric’s counseling practice is focused on providing counseling services to combat veterans as well as providing supervision and consultation to other clinicians.  Eric currently serves on the American Mental Health Counselors Association Ethics Committee, and is the ethics advisor for the Washington Mental Health Counselors Association.  Eric teaches a range of courses in counseling and professional ethics at a variety of graduate and undergraduate programs."

Eric earned a Master of Arts Degree in Counseling Psychology from the Northwest School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University Seattle, graduated cum laude from Wayne State University School of Law in Detroit Michigan, attended the Hague Academy of International Law in the Hague Netherlands, received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Linguistics from the University of Michigan, and is currently working towards his PhD is Counselor Education and Supervision at Oregon State University.                 

CEU's Offered
3 ceu's

Friday, April 24, 2020
Registration- 8:30 am
Program: 9:00am - 12:00pm

Meeting Location
Zoom Video Conference
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Refund Policy Fees may be refunded up to two weeks prior to the event, minus a 5.00 administration fee and any online transaction fees.


**If you register and are unable to attend, please keep us informed so we can properly adjust our reservation. It is important as we engage in the community WSSCSW is regarded as good stewards of the places that we meet.

Washington State Society for Clinical Social Work
14201 SE Petrovitsky Rd Ste A3-269 Renton, WA 98058 •

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