Title

From Hesitant to Competent: Develop Your Disability Awareness, Knowledge, and Skills

Conference Strand

Ethical Issues in Professional Counseling

Abstract

The aim of this presentation is to equip counselors, supervisors, and counselor educators with the requisite awareness, knowledge, and skills to competently work with individuals with disabilities (IWDs). Presenters will address competencies relevant to understanding and accommodating the disability experience, advocacy and self-advocacy of IWDs, the counseling relationship and process, and working with or supervising IWDs in a combined lecture-style format with interactive dialogue

Description

See Abstract

Evidence

Not available- external review

Format

Individual Presentations

Biographical Sketch

Melissa D. Deroche is an Assistant Professor at Troy University.

Edina Renfro-Michel is an Associate Professor at Montclair State University.

Kristen D. Dickens is an Assistant Professor at Georgia Southern University.

Location

Virtual Conference

Start Date

2-11-2021 1:45 PM

End Date

2-11-2021 2:45 PM

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Feb 11th, 1:45 PM Feb 11th, 2:45 PM

From Hesitant to Competent: Develop Your Disability Awareness, Knowledge, and Skills

Virtual Conference

The aim of this presentation is to equip counselors, supervisors, and counselor educators with the requisite awareness, knowledge, and skills to competently work with individuals with disabilities (IWDs). Presenters will address competencies relevant to understanding and accommodating the disability experience, advocacy and self-advocacy of IWDs, the counseling relationship and process, and working with or supervising IWDs in a combined lecture-style format with interactive dialogue