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Culturally Responsive Practices for Serving Undocumented and Immigrant Communities

Event Date:

November 2, 2022

Event Time:

12:00 pm

Event Description

This session will educate and engage clinicians in the process of supporting BIPOC, and specifically undocumented and immigrant, populations in equity minded counseling. Presenter will share a variety of theoretical frameworks, creative approaches, and practical applications to support clinicians in gaining awareness of their own strengths and growing edges within this work. Participants should come prepared to engage in critical reflection of systems of oppression and implicit bias as they pertain to this special population, with a particular focus on educational and career implications. Participants will also gain an understanding and background of documentation status including key terms and laws pertaining to this population, evidence-based counseling theory and practices, and empowering clients through a collaborative partnership. Special attention will be paid to increasing advocacy and social justice skills.

Key Learning Objectives

  • Attendees will increase understanding, background knowledge, and skills as related to clinical counseling for BIPOC, undocumented, and immigrant populations.
  • Attendees will learn about information on best practices and evidence-based theories to use during clinical counseling for undocumented and immigrant populations.
  • Attendees will learn to use research and resources and what resources to use during personal, academic, and career counseling for undocumented and immigrant populations.
  • Attendees will be able to articulate strategies to increase culturally sensitive counseling towards the undocumented and immigrant populations
  • Attendees will be able to identify interventions that are considered best practices for counseling undocumented and immigrant clients

About the Speaker

Pamela Fullerton (She/Her), LCPC is the founder of Advocacy & Education Consulting, a counseling and consulting organization dedicated to ensuring social justice and advocacy through access to mental health and well-being services. She is a Latina bilingual Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP), a Certified Dialectical Behavior Therapy professional (C-DBT), and a clinical supervisor and consultant specializing in working with BIPOC communities, undocumented communities, immigration and acculturation, trauma, life transitions, and career counseling. Pamela is an adjunct instructor in the Counselor Education department at Northeastern Illinois University and runs a nonprofit to support Latinx youth in the Chicagoland area. She is also a 2021 National Board for Certified Counselors Minority Fellowship Program recipient.

Student discount and sliding scale available. Please contact us at chicagominds@gmail.com for details.

Workshop participants who opt to receive CE certification, please select the CEU option under “Extra Service”. This workshop fulfills requirement for 1.5 CE credits. CE sponsorship is approved by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR), credits are applicable to LCSW and transferrable to LCPC in Illinois. If you have a different licensure or are licensed outside of Illinois, please check with your licensure body before purchasing. 

Please note that we require your live attendance in order to issue CE certificates. If you are unable to attend live, please let us know at least 24 hours before the event.

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Event FAQs

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations made 24 hours or more in advance of the event date will receive a 100% refund. Cancellations made on the day of the event will not be refunded. Please email us at info@chicagominds.co to cancel your registration.

Registration for CEU

This workshop fulfills requirement for 1.5 CE credits. CE sponsorship is approved by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR), credits are applicable to LCSW and transferrable to LCPC in Illinois. If you have a different licensure or are licensed outside of Illinois, please check with your licensure body before purchasing. 





Please note that we require your live attendance in order to issue CE certificates. If you are unable to attend live, please let us know at least 24 hours before the event.





Please enter your licensure information in the Google form provided in our follow up email to ensure prompt issue of CE certificates after the workshop.

Event Schedule Details

  • November 2, 2022 12:00 pm   -   1:30 pm
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