3 Hours | 3 CEs
This on-demand professional training program on Disability as Diversity is presented by Erin Andrews, PsyD, ABPP in partnership with the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP).
In this program, Dr. Andrews discusses the diversity model of disability and how although disability is included in most definitions of diversity, it is rarely fully integrated into diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts. Dr. Andrews presents contemporary trends in disability language and introduces the concept of disability culture. Attendees learn the difference between psychological adjustment to disability and disability identity development. Pertinent attitudes that affect the lived experience of disabled people are explored. Clinically relevant suggestions for culturally competent care for persons with disabilities are offered.
This on-demand professional training program is intended for mental health and other allied professionals
This on-demand professional training program is appropriate for beginner, intermediate, and advanced level clinicians.
Upon completion of this program you will be able to:
Describe the diversity model of disability
Describe contemporary trends in disability language
Describe the concept of disability culture
Describe the difference between psychological adjustment to disability and disability identity development
Erin Andrews, PsyD, ABPP
Erin E. Andrews, PsyD, ABPP, is the Psychology Program Manager for the Veterans Health Administration VISN 17 Telemental Health Clinical Resource Hub. She is an Associate Professor (Affiliated) in the Department of Psychiatry at Dell Medical School, the University of Texas at Austin. She is Board Ce...
3. Models of Disability
4. Attitudes and Ableism
5. Adaptation to Disability
6. Disability Identify Development
7. Cultural Competence
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American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP)
We are proud to partner with The American Board of Professional Psychology for this training. The American Board of Professional Psychology serves the public by promoting the provision of quality psychological services through the examination and certification of professional psychologists engaged in specialty practice. ABPP is the primary organization for Specialty Board Certification in Psychology. There are currently 15 Specialty Boards and one Subspecialty Board.