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About This Training

Did you know that approximately 26% of people in the USA have a disability? Despite the fact that the disability community is often referred to as the "largest minority" in the United States, I have observed that most mental health professionals are woefully unprepared to engage with this community in a way that is culturally competent. 

If you feel like you already know the basics of cultural competence for the disability community, try answering the following questions: ​

  • Why should we use terms like "disabled" instead of "differently abled"?  

  • Why is saying "let me know if there is anything I can do to help" is NOT the most effective way to discuss disability accommodations? 

  • Why is disability representation incredibly low among psychologists in the USA? 

If you had trouble answering any of these questions, this training is right for you! This 3 hour recorded ethics training describes how we as mental health professionals can practice anti-ableism with our language, how to ethically discuss accommodations, and how to increase disability representation among helping professionals. I provide trainees with reflective exercises and specific examples of ethical practices regarding things client autonomy and justice for the disability community.


...If nothing else, you need your ethics CE credit, right?  

  • What is included with the training?
    You will be provided: - A link to the 3 hour recorded CE training that you can view online or download to your device. - A free (optional) 30 minute Q&A session with me so I can answer any questions you have about the training.​
  • What is the free Q&A session?
    In addition to the recorded CE training, I offer trainees the opportunity to meet with me virtually for 30 minutes to ask any questions they have regarding the training. Do participants have to attend the Q&A session to get CE credit? Nope! Participation in the Q&A session is optional. How do I schedule the free Q&A session? After you complete your purchase, contact me at or 507-405-0623
  • Will I get CE ethics credit?
    To receive credit you must turn in your completed worksheet in the provided upload link or to STRICKLIN.LPCC@GMAIL.COM. ​ If you are an LPC or LPCC in Minnesota: - This activity has been approved for 3 hours of continuing education credit for LPCs and LPCCs by the Minnesota Board of Behavioral Health and Therapy. ​ If you are NOT an LPC or LPCC or if you are licensed outside the state of Minnesota: - You will be provided with a certificate of completion to submit to your board for CE credit. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Contact your board or organization to determine specific filing requirements.
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