De-Colonizing Casework: Understanding Communities and Ourselves While Providing Case Management to Youth and Families of
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About the Event
Traditional case management strategies don’t always work with youth and families of color. Many of the systems they find themselves having to engage with create invisible barriers for their success. As case managers and service providers our ultimate goal is to support clients. This training focuses on strategies that promote change, empowerment and liberation. We will explore how empowerment-based theories recognize and assist communities of color as they engage in services. We will also begin to identify the barriers and dynamics that allow oppression to continue.
- Participants will be able to identify three (3) barriers that Communities of Color face when engage in services
- Participants will be able to apply strength-based approaches when providing case management
- Participants will be able to identify one (1) way to use cultural humility in their way of work.
9:00 AM – 9:15 AM Welcome and Introductions
9:15 AM – 10:30 AM Understanding Ourselves – Identity, Unconscious Bias, and Showing Up for Clients
10:30 AM – 10:45 AM Break (CEUs will not be issued for this time)
10:45 AM – 12:15 Understanding Communities - The Need for Services
12:15 PM – 1:15 PM Lunch (CEUs will not be issued for this time)
1:15 PM – 2:15 PM Continue Understanding Communities – Obstacles for Engaging in Services
2:15 PM - 3:15 PM Cultural Humility and Cultural Competencies
3:15 PM – 3:30 PM Break (CEUs will not be issued for this time)
3:30 PM – 4:30 PM Strength- Based Case Management and other approached
4:30 PM - 5:00 PM Putting it to Practice; Course evaluations
Meet Our Trainer
Rosa Revuelta, MA, MNA is a first generation Chicana with over 15 years of experience working in the social sector field as an advocate, trainer and community educator. Her work has focused on supporting and empowering the community and professionals in the field. Much of her worked has been along side underserved and underrepresented communities of color. Rosa worked as an advocate providing direct services and crisis counseling to survivors and their families, helping them navigate the child welfare and criminal justice system. As a community educator, Rosa has facilitated workshops and presentations for children, youth, and adults on sexual assault, intimate partners violence and human trafficking. Rosa has trained community educators, service providers, parents, students, and government staff on strategies for working with trauma survivors. She enjoys helping others learn and grow and has worked with professionals in the social service field to increase their professional development in coaching, leadership/ management skills, and cultural responsiveness. Rosa is a lifelong learner with a Bachelors in Social Work, a Master in Mexican American Studies, a Masters in Nonprofit Administration and a Certificate in Design Learning from the Association of Training Development.
This course meets the qualifications for (6.5) BBS CEUs for LCSWs and MFTs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences & is provided by Fred Finch Youth Center, CAMFT Provider #045295.