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Date: Sep 20, 2021 - Sep 22, 2021 Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Status: Open Registration Deadline: Sep 20, 2021
Trainers Name: Dr. Tawana Rowser-Brown & Toby Haskins Training Site: Virtual via ZOOM Address:
860 Riverside Drive
4D New York, New York 10032 New York County
Credit Hours: 12 Credit Types: CASAC, CPP, CPS, CRPA, CARC, CRPA/CARC RENEWAL + CARC (INITIAL) ELECTIVES Cost: $75 Manuals: Included Schedule:

Mon Sep 20, 6:00 - 10:00 PM (EDT) Session 1
Tue Sep 21, 6:00 - 10:00 PM (EDT) Session 2
Wed Sep 22, 6:00 - 10:00 PM (EDT) Session 3

Additional Information:

This training will provide 12 hours of recovery-specific education credits to meet the CRPA and CARC Renewal/Continuing Education requirements of the New York Certification Board (NYCB). This class will ALSO provide 12 Hours of recovery-specific education towards the NYCB requirements for CARC electives of INITIAL CARC Certification.

Please click here for registration and information: https://site.corsizio.com/c/610538a9620ee3f607a4327f

One of the most diverse groups of people in the United States are people in Recovery.
Working with this group requires a deep understanding of the interaction of cultural variables that program participants (clients), their families, co-workers, and our diverse communities bring to the Human Services role. These variables affect how we understand the recovery pathway/journey of our participants, assist them with solving problems, and how we communicate—verbally and nonverbally. These cultural variables also influence how we ask questions that evoke the client’s/participant’s self-understanding and knowledge of how substance use and/or addictive behaviors impact themselves and others.

12 Hours of New York Certification Board and OASAS Approved re-credentialing credits will be provided for attending this training.

Cultural competence training is regarded as a tool for anyone who wants to help promote intercultural communication and interpersonal communication. This training sets out to discuss the significance of cultural competence in interpersonal and intercultural communication with our participants.
To facilitate the discussion, the training is divided into three sections.
• The first section provides a brief introduction and includes exercises that provide a space for self-exploration. This section will also include a review of the key terms used in the training;
• The second section discusses the significance of cultural competence in interpersonal and intercultural communication.
• The final section provides a viable conclusion that: “Developing cultural competence is a dynamic and complex process requiring ongoing self-assessment and continuous expansion of one’s cultural knowledge. It evolves over time, beginning with an understanding of one’s own culture, continuing through interactions with individuals from various cultures, and extending through one’s own expansion of knowledge.”

Contact Name: Dr. Tawana Rowser-Brown Contact Phone Number: (516) 903-0879 Contact Email Address: [email protected]

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