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FL Professional Education Series: Working From a Disability Affirming Perspective
This presentation aims to challenge ableist approaches to mental health care and offer strategies to increase access and meet clients' needs.

Speaker: Dr. Jennifer Crofts, Licensed Clinical Psychologist

About the Speaker:
Dr. Jennifer Crofts (She/Her/Hers) received her doctorate degree from Wright State University’s School of Professional Psychology. Throughout her career, she has had experience working in a variety of settings including community mental health clinics, college campuses, disability services and most recently in private practice in the state of Florida. Dr. Crofts specializes in the provision of bilingual (Spanish/English) mental health services to marginalized populations including people with disabilities, the LGBT+ community, and people of color.

Objectives:
o Review the history of disability rights in the US
o Discuss the different models of disability and how they impact the attitudes and perceptions people have of individuals with disabilities
o Challenge the current pathology paradigm in mental health practice
o Review clinical considerations when working with an individual with disabilities
o Discuss strategies to adapt clinical services to meet our client’s needs

Time: 10AM-12PM EST

2 Continuing Education Credits will be administered for attending this training.

Advanced Recovery Systems has been recognized by the National Board of Certified Counselors as an Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP No. 6874). Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Advanced Recovery Systems is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

For questions regarding Continuing Education Events please contact Event Director, Ashley Ulbrich at AUlbrich@advancedrecoverysystems.com Mailing address is: 750 Orlando Ave Suite 201, Winter Park, FL 32789

Jul 16, 2021 10:00 AM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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