Shifting Perspectives: Developing a Culturally Syntonic Approach for Working with Black Clients, Friday, 7-12-24 (Live Webinar)

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Shifting Perspectives: Developing a Culturally Syntonic Approach for Working with Black Clients

This webinar is live, real-time and interactive. Participants will earn 4 CE Credits – Cultural Competence. For many states, live, interactive webinars count the same as in person.

Presenter: Dr. Monique Swift, PsyD, LMHC, LPC

Friday, July 12, 2024

11:00AM – 3:00PM EDT

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Dr. Monique Swift, PsyD, LMHC, LPC provides therapists and practitioners with insights in working with black clients. This course will contrast Eurocentric and African-centered worldviews, create a framework for conceptualizing illness and healing from an African-centered perspective, and identify various theoretical approaches for working with Black clients. Dr. Swift will also discuss structural underpinnings of anti-black racism, as well as the levels of impact of racial oppression.


Dr. Monique Swift, proprietor of Swift Solutions Consultant Services, LLC, is a psychologist, a NJ Licensed Professional Counselor, and a NY Licensed Mental Health Counselor. She has over 20 years of clinical experience in the field of mental health and operates a private practice in Rahway, NJ where she specializes in couple’s therapy and trauma.
In addition to her clinical work, Dr. Swift also offers keynote talks, curriculum design, personal development workshops, and professional training. She consults with religious, community-based, and non-profit organizations, public and private schools, as well as with private groups. As a trauma expert, she offers consultation to organizations that want to become trauma-informed. She furthermore specializes in issues that form at the intersection of trauma and race.
Dr. Swift is actively involved in racial social justice efforts and initiatives. Her extensive volunteer work typically benefits the Black community specifically, and oppressed and under-served populations, in general. Her volunteer activity often involves grassroots and civic organizing, personal and community empowerment building, and addressing issues of racial inequality, and racial trauma. Dr. Swift serves as a member of the Board of Advisors for Volunteers of America, the Newark Community Collaborative Board, Torchlight Educational Academy, and the Union County Juvenile Conference Committee under the Family Division of the Superior Court. Since 2014, she has also served as an executive board member of the New Jersey Chapter of The Association of Black Psychologist, where she currently holds the position of Chapter President. Nationally, Dr. Swift additionally serves The Association of Black Psychologist as Eastern Regional Representative.
Dr. Swift’s special interests include youth empowerment, race and social issues, and holistic health.


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Learning objectives – Participants will gain enhanced insight surrounding:

  • Contrast Eurocentric and African-centered worldviews
  • Create a framework for conceptualizing illness and healing from an African-centered perspective
  • Discuss structural underpinnings of anti-black, race-based wounds, as well as the levels of impact of racial oppression

This presentation is open to:

  • Social Workers
  • Professional Counselors
  • Therapists
  • Psychologists
  • Licensed Mental Health Practitioners
  • Other professionals interacting with populations engaged in mental health based services

and is beneficial for:

  • New practitioners who wish to gain enhanced insight surrounding the topic
  • Experienced practitioners who seek to increase and expand fundamental knowledge surrounding the subject matter
  • Advanced practitioners seeking to review concepts and reinforce practice skills and/or access additional consultation
  • Managers seeking to broaden micro and/or macro perspectives

Participants will receive their certificate electronically upon completion of the webinar and course evaluation form.

CE You LLC #1573 is approved as an ACE provider to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Regulatory boards are the final authority on courses accepted for continuing education credit. ACE provider approval period: 3/27/2024 – 3/27/2027. Social workers completing this course receive 4 continuing education credits.

CE You LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0437

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