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North Country Counseling Training University

Tire Swing

Working with Rural Populations: An ethical and cultural application to personal and professional practices

Course Description

This intermediate level training starts with the basics of being able to define culture and recognizing basic ethical and cultural dilemmas that naturally arise in rural communities for a clinician in their personal and professional practices.Moving into the more complex relationship of working with and living amongst a diverse socioeconomic status population.  This is a comprehensive and in-depth training that utilizes self-reflection, evaluation, personal and professional development, application of skills, and builds resources to work in and live your life in rural communities.Furthermore, participants will be given the opportunity to discuss difficult topics such as: cultural biases, dual relationships, use of pronouns in rural communities, identifying your own intersectionality in personal and professional practices, implicit biases and various other topics relating to culture and ethics in rural communities.

The following boards have approved 4 CEUs for this training:

  • MN Board of Psychology Log No. 202402.269

  • SD Board of Counselors for LMFT & LPCC licensure. 4 CEUs for ethics. No Approval Log No Required.

  • SD Board of Psychology. No Approval Log No. Required.

  • This organization is approved as a provider for continuing education by the: South Dakota Board of Social Work Examiners. Social Workers will receive 4 continuing education clock hours for participating in this course.

  • MN Board of BBHT Activity No. 2024.CE.090.

  • MN Board of MFT Approval No. 2024 - 072 meets requirements for 3 hours of ethics & 4 hours of culturally competency

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