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Kitsap County – WaHCA Peer Continuing Education Series – Culture & Diversity
August 7 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
CONTINUING EDUCATION WORKSHOP
FOR PEER SUPPORT COUNSELORS
As peer counselors, we can be strong advocates for culturally-specific recovery. In this workshop, we will explore some ways to:
1) draw upon cultural strengths
2) increase cross-cultural understanding and
3) move towards healing justice in order to improve outcomes with
participants, coworkers, and supervisors.
This is a no-pressure interactive workshop that encourages transforming mistakes into opportunities for connection. We will play games, share stories, and get smarter together. Bring your questions, your lived experience, and your whole self into the room!
- ABOUT THE SPEAKER:
Julianne Gale, MA, MAT, AAC, CPC is a youth peer counselor in rural Mason County, WA. She has been involved in various types of peer-based counseling since 2010. A queer Jewish woman of color, Julianne has a passion for social and environmental justice community organizing. Since 2007, she has collaborated with organizations such as youTHink, Gender Justice LA Theatre of the Oppressed, Dignity & Power Now, Black Lives Matter LA, East Yard Communities for Environmental Justice, Winyan Camp, Sustaining All Life, United to End Racism, A Window Between Worlds, The Center for Nonviolent Education and Parenting, and more.
Lunch will not be provided.
Registered peers will be responsible for travel and lodging accommodations.
Seating is limited, pre-registration is required. Priority will be given to employed certified peer counselors. Please send questions to Sharon Holmes at Sharon@holdingthehope.com.
Brought to you by:
Washington State Health Care Authority & Holding the Hope
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