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Using supervision to support therapists working in cross-cultural settings

Presented by Dr Andrew Beck

About the event

This Masterclass webinar will be hosted on Zoom. The webinar will be recorded and will be made available for 30 days after the event to delegates who have registered. You can choose to attend on the day, watch later or both. 

A certificate of attendance will be issued for 3 hours CPD (live attendance only). 

Registration closes - Midday Tuesday 20 February. Places are limited though so book early to avoid disappointment!

Therapists can benefit from participating in training events that aim to improve their skills in working with clients from diverse cultural backgrounds. 
However, such skills can be further developed and strengthened through the support of supervision. This webinar uses the core skills and frameworks that supervisors already possess, and will provide an opportunity to explore how these can be adapted to support cross-cultural work. Supervisees may be at different stages in terms of developing skills and their interest in working with these principles, this webinar will help supervisors understand where supervisees are in their development and enable them to provide a supportive working relationship to aid the growth of these skills.

The webinar will provide practical skills in working with supervisees who may be reluctant to think about diversity and difference, as well as a framework for ensuring cultural humility in the supervisory process. Additionally, the webinar will address the specific needs that ethnically diverse supervisees may have and how supervisors can best support them. 

Learning outcomes

1. Using contracts to establish the way that diversity can become a key part of supervision

2. Adapting key supervisory skills and approaches to cross cultural working

3. Understanding and working with supervisee reluctance to engage with these ideas

4. Understanding how to best support ethnically diverse supervisees 

About the presenter(s)

Dr Andrew Beck has been a Consultant Clinical Psychologist since 2006. As a service lead and supervisor he has focused on developing staff to ensure they provide high quality patient care, and remain in good emotional and physical health while they do so.

Dr Beck was project lead for the IAPT BAME Positive Practice Guide (2019) which has been the key document guiding IAPT services in England to provide more accessible and culturally responsive services and author of Transcultural CBT for Anxiety and Depression (Routledge 2016). Dr Beck is involved in training in culturally adapted therapies at a national and international level and led on establishing India’s first stand-alone CBT training course in Chennai.

Dr Beck has published widely and is also Associate Editor of the Cognitive Behaviour Therapist journal with a responsibility for research on cross-cultural therapy. He is a past BABCP President and Director of Psychology at 'We Are Wellbeing' a major provider of workplace based psychological and physical health projects with companies across the UK.


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23 Feb 2024
30.00 GBP (ex. VAT) - BABCP Member
45.00 GBP (ex. VAT) - Non Member
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