Welcome to At the Intersection of Trauma, Language, and Culture, a 2-hour webinar course led by Lisa Dion, Founder and President of the Synergetic Play Therapy Institute, and guest presenter Ludmila Golovine, President & CEO of Masterword.

At the Intersection of Trauma, Language, and Culture Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss the effects of trauma and how they interact with language and cultural factors, thereby affecting the delivery of treatment
  • Develop effective strategies for transcultural and translingual communication to foster trust and overcome barriers when working with a diverse client population
  • Design best practices for collaborating with interpreters to ensure trust-building, empathetic communication that engages limited English proficient and Deaf/Hard of Hearing clients
  • Formulate actionable strategies to navigate challenging scenarios that may arise in the context of trauma-informed, multicultural, and multilingual therapy

CE Credit Hours: 2 CE Credit Hours, NBCC Content Areas: Counseling Theory/Practice and the Counseling Relationship; Social and Cultural Foundations, and Counselor Professional Identity and Practice Issues

Synergetic Play Therapy Institute has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 7450. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Synergetic Play Therapy Institute is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

Continuing education credit hours may be awarded to graduate-level counselors or students enrolled in a graduate-level mental health program. If you do not qualify for continuing education credit hours and would like to receive a certificate of completion for this course please contact the Institute directly.

Click on the link below to access the first lesson of this course, “At the Intersection of Trauma, Language, and Culture – Course Agreements”. *You must complete the Course Agreements lesson before you will gain access to the following lessons.