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DRC -"From Awareness to practice"An Introduction to Cultural Competency in Counselling & Psychotherapy"(28/09/19) CPD Presenter: Ravind Jeawon
The Spencer Hotel, Dublin
28-09-2019   Registration 09:30 Starts 10:00 to 17:00
7 CPD hours
Workshop Limited to 100 places. IACP Members only.

Dublin Regional Committee: "From Awareness To Practice"An Introduction to Cultural Competency in Counselling & Psychotherapy"


Presenters Bio: Ravind  (MIACP) Born in Dublin, is a psychotherapist and the founder of Talk Therapy Dublin, Inspired primarily by his client work but also by personal & family experiences, Ravind has developed a specific interest in Culturally Sensitive Counselling and minority stress, he trained at the Nafsiyat Intercultural Therapy centre in London.

Workshop Outline: To encourage reflection & exploration on culture & diversity & and its role in therapeutic process in a modern Irish context. Self exploration of bias, stereotype and unconscious prejudice & racism. Identifying culturally sensitive ways of working with diverse clients. Developing the skills to "journey" with multi ethnic clients for example working with "third culture children" (those reared in a country neither parent is from). 


Number of voices and minority perspectives will be heard during the workshop from the following:

Salome Mbugua from Akidwa a leading NGO highlighting the issues faced by migrant women in Ireland.

Thomas McCann from the Travellers Counselling Service.

Abeer Younis – Palestinian/Israeli artist now living in Ireland




 CPD certificates will be emailed to participants after attendance at the Workshop

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