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
As part of its series, Innovations in Counseling, the NBCC Foundation invites you to a no-cost webinar on Wednesday, November 13, 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.
Therapy was once limited to “talk therapy” only, with little emphasis placed on outside tools or support. But using effective tools to address mental health concerns can make all the difference. It is critical for helping professionals to be equipped with a variety of tools when addressing the needs of diverse populations. We can no longer deny the impact that technology has on everyone. Technology can assist with expanding the ability to assist underserved populations, who would not otherwise have access to specialized services. Technology can serve as a bridge to connect various populations with the help that is needed. Often, therapists, social workers, and others in the helping fields shy away from technology. However, technology is here to stay, and this presentation will empower professionals to utilize technology while adhering to ethical guidelines. Participants will learn how to leverage technology in the therapy room with consideration for multicultural implications.
After this webinar, participants will be able to:
Marquita Johnson is a graduate of Mercer University with a Master of Science in community counseling and a Master of Divinity with a concentration in pastoral counseling. Ms. Johnson received her undergraduate degree from Georgia State University in psychology and sociology. Currently, Ms. Johnson is a second-year doctoral student in counselor education and supervision at Walden University. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor, National Certified Counselor, Board Certified–Telemental Health Provider, and Certified Professional Counseling Supervisor. In addition to those roles, Ms. Johnson serves as a graduate assistant at Walden University and is the learning community chair for Chi Sigma Iota. With over a decade of experience in mental health, Ms. Johnson most recently served as a college counselor at SCAD-Atlanta and Georgia State University, where she worked with millennials at various stages of life. Ms. Johnson has a private practice located in the heart of Atlanta, Millennial Counseling, Coaching, and Consulting. Her specialties include working with concerns including dating, divorce, step-families, and grief related to loss in relationships, and she especially enjoys her work with millennials.RegisterAdd to Calendar
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