DC School Behavioral Health Community of Practice meeting “Checking Your Blind Spots: Ethics and Multiculturalism” explored the complex relationship between culture, values, and ethics in school-based behavioral health care. CoP leaders will share best practices, frameworks, and strategies that can be applied by school teams to promote the integration of ethical practices and multicultural sensitivity/competence when providing behavioral health services to students and families.
- Monica Hammock, LICSW, LCSW-C
- Inma Iglesias, LICSW, LCSW-C, RPT-S
- Joy Natwick, MS, NCC, LGPC
The meeting objectives are to:
- Share best practices, frameworks, and strategies that can be applied by school teams to increase insight about personal biases, values and behaviors that impact one’s understandings of self and others as racial-cultural beings.
- Learn about national and local resources on multiculturalism and discuss ways to model cultural sensitivity when working with students, families, and schools.
- Explore/apply ethical decision-making model through a multicultural lens.
- Practice an engagement strategy that can be used to promote multicultural sensitivity within an ethical framework when working with students and families.
Padlet for January 13 DC CoP meeting: DC CoP Meeting – March 31, 2021 (padlet.org)