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Home Study: AMHCA Fall Summit 07 -Microcounseling Interventions: Skills to Address Racism and Microaggressions in Session 

12-08-2020 19:49

**Previously Recorded on 11/20/2020 - Not a Live Event**
Microcounseling Interventions: Skills to Address Racism and Microaggressions in Session

Learning Objectives 

  1. Upon completion, participants will learn ethical codes that frame professional counselors’ duty to do no harm, uphold social justice, and attend to counselor wellness.
  2. Upon completion, participants will define and identify microcounseling interventions (MCI).
  3. Upon completion, participants will learn practical application strategies for MCIs in counseling sessions.

Presented by Susan F. Branco, Ph.D., LPC (VA), LCPC (MD), NCC, ACS, BC-TMH

Clinical Assistant Professor/Clinical Training Director, The Family Institute at Northwestern University

Dr. Branco is a licensed professional counselor in Virginia and Maryland. She is an approved supervisor in Maryland, Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC), an Approved Clinical Supervisor (ACS), and Board-Certified Telemental health provider. Dr. Branco earned her BA in Human Services and MA in Rehabilitation Counseling from the George Washington University. She earned a doctorate in Counselor Education and Supervision from Virginia Tech. For fourteen years she maintained an independent clinical practice specializing in working with adults, children, and families connected to adoption and foster care. In addition, she has professional experience working in community mental health, prenatal care clinics, and with immigrant populations. She utilizes attachment theory, family systems, and trauma informed approaches in her clinical practice.

Dr. Branco previously served in brick and mortar institutions as a Clinical Assistant Professor overseeing a clinical mental health counseling training clinic, a Director of Clinical Training, and Department Chair prior to her role as Clinical Assistant Professor/Clinical Training Director at Counseling@Northwestern.

Her research interests examine how school and clinical mental health counselors work with persons adopted transracially and clinical supervision practices with counselors of Color. In addition, she has several peer-reviewed publications related to her research. She is a 2014 National Board of Certified Counselors Minority Fellowship Program (MFP) Fellow and serves on the Minority Fellowship Program Advisory Council.


AMHCA will provide 1.25 CEs for this all viewers who view the webinar and complete the accompanying quiz with a passing grade (80% or higher). American Mental Health Counselors Association (AMHCA) has been approved to provide continuing education by the National Board for Certified Counselors and the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board. All sales are final - home study registrations are non-refundable.


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