As part of its series, Innovations in Counseling, the NBCC Foundation invites you to a no-cost webinar on Wednesday, September 11, 2019, from 1–2 pm EST. Live webinars are available at no cost to NCCs, scholars, and fellows, and documentation of one clock hour of continuing education is available for registrants who attend the full webinar.
This webinar will discuss the basic concepts of child-centered play therapy and the needs of minority cultures with regards to child-centered play therapy (CCPT). This webinar makes the case that CCPT is culturally inclusive to minority cultures and will give techniques for providers to be culturally inclusive and help advocate for their clients in minority cultures.
After this webinar, participants will be able to:
Lauren Chase is currently in the PhD program in counselor education and supervision at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Ms. Chase is a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate (North Carolina) and a National Certified Counselor. She holds a master’s degree in clinical mental health counseling from Georgia State University and a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of West Georgia. Ms. Chase is currently a graduate assistant at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and a private practice clinician providing play therapy services to children and families in Gastonia, North Carolina.
Ms. Chase’s education and professional career have focused on children and families using a child-centered approach. She has worked in a variety of settings, including community mental health, high school, university disability services, homeless shelter, and residential facility. She supervises students in play therapy and teachers in child–teacher relationship training and assists in play therapy courses at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. She served on Chi Sigma Iota International’s Community Engagement Committee from 2016 to 2019. Ms. Chase has won awards for her commitment to the field of suicide prevention and for promoting creativity in the counseling field. Her research interests center on trauma, play therapy, and multicultural issues.RegisterAdd to Calendar
As part of its series, Innovations in Counseling, the NBCC Foundation invites you to a no-cost webinar on Wednesday, October 16, 2019, from 1–2 pm EST. Live webinars are available at no cost to NCCs, scholars, and fellows, and documentation of one clock hour of continuing education is available for registrants who attend the full webinar.
Civil rights laws have promoted the inclusion of all cultural groups, including the LGBTQ community. However, various circumstances have created barriers for clinicians to know, understand, and support members of this unique community. Through this webinar, participants will have the opportunity to learn ways to effectively work with members of the LGBTQ community while also increasing their knowledge on terms, appropriateness, and techniques that are effective in individual and couples-based clinical sessions.
After this webinar, participants will be able to:
As a National Certified Counselor (NCC), Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC-MD), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC-DC), and Approved Clinical Supervisor (ACS), Dr. LaNail R. Plummer is committed to improving the lives of many through mental health and character development. Through the values of integrity and awareness, Dr. Plummer believes that emotional, spiritual, and cultural healing is attainable.
Dr. Plummer and her team of counselors specialize in child-centered play therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, rational emotive behavioral therapy, and solution-focused therapy. As a graduate of Howard University and Marymount University, Dr. Plummer ensures that her clinical sessions incorporate cultural frameworks as a method of self-awareness, processing, and healing.
As a counselor, Dr. Plummer is passionate about being a guide to her clients. She has over 13 years of clinical experience that spans variations in clients ages 3+, co-parenting, couples, and families. Additionally, her work can be tailored to support the individual and couple-based needs of members of the LGBTQ community while also allowing for the role of spirituality and meaning.
As a presenter, Dr. Plummer enjoys sharing her knowledge of clinical frameworks and counseling, clinical supervision, small business/private practice start-ups, and spiritual techniques and implications in therapeutic sessions. As such, Dr. Plummer has presented at many international and national conferences, including the European Branch of the American Counseling Association (EB-ACA), the Association of Black Psychologists (ABPsi), and the Maryland Counseling Association (MCA). Additionally, Dr. Plummer has presented insightful mental health tips and commentary on local and national media outlets, including ABC7, NBC4, and CNN.
As a small business minority (Black, woman, U.S. Army veteran) owner, Dr. Plummer believes in a cumulative approach to mental health, business development, and balanced living. Dr. Plummer is the co-founder and owner of EMC2 Mental Health Counseling and Educational Consulting. She, and her team of nine Black women counselors and three educational specialists, operate 34 offices in Washington D.C. Dr. Plummer is also a full-time faculty member at Johns Hopkins University.RegisterAdd to Calendar
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