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Why you'll love this course

Why are communities of color so underrepresented in the mental health profession? Ulash Thakore-Dunlap addresses one specific solution: Providing mentorship to early-career people of color. She talks openly about her successes and failures in a variety of mentoring relationships. 

Course description

Mentoring can be especially impactful for developing the careers of members of underrepresented communities: people of color, women, first generation college students, and LGBTQ individuals. This workshop will explore a program providing group mentorship for emerging women of color leaders in mental health care. The group challenged each participant to create and implement goals, brainstorm ideas, and support each other with total honesty, respect and compassion. This workshop will share how to run such a group, lessons learned, and the ways in which mentoring groups support early career women of color leaders.

45 minutes. Recorded video format (non-interactive). This course does not provide continuing education (CE) credit.

This course was initially presented at the 2019 Therapy Reimagined conference in Los Angeles. For information on past and future Therapy Reimagined events, visit therapyreimagined.com.

Instructor

Ulash Thakore-Dunlap, MS, LMFT

Ulash Thakore-Dunlap is licensed marriage and family therapist and full-time faculty at the Wright Institute MA Counseling Psychology Program in Berkeley, California. Her area of interests include anxiety, relationship and transitional needs, and supporting women, and people of color. Dunlap currently serves as co-chair of the Mental Health Board of San Francisco, where board members advise their Board of Supervisors and Mental Health Director about funding, policy and services; training advisory committee member for the Minority Fellowship Program at the American Psychological Association; and board member at the Asian-American Psychological Association. Dunlap also maintains a private practice in San Francisco, providing therapy and clinical supervision.

Additional Information

Format and Length:

Video format (non-interactive); Total running time 45 minutes

Who Should Attend:

Mental health professionals and other health and wellness professionals interested in mentoring relationships.

Publication and Review Dates:

Course Published: March 17, 2020 

Financial Support Statement:

SimplePractice Learning pays course providers. This course is from the Therapy Reimagined conference. There is no other financial support for this course.

Refund Policy:

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No Continuing Education credit:

This course does not provide continuing education (CE) credit.