Instructor: Shakira Kennedy, LMSW, Ph.D.
Date: Friday, March 24th 2017
Time: 3:00pm – 7:00pm
Course Code: SWPROCUL
Description: This training will allow participants to understand the benefits of cultural competence trainings for themselves and their clients. Participants will explore their own attitudes about race, culture, sexual orientation and other personal biases to become effective helpers.
CE Hours: 4
About the Instructor:
Shakira A. Kennedy has over 13 years of Clinical, Operation and Facility Management experience. She has worked in partnership with several community agencies to assist them in areas relating to start-up management; adoption/foster care homestudy evaluations and community assessments. Prior to her full-time academic appointment, Dr. Kennedy worked for a large not-for-profit organization as an Assistant Vice President for Programs where was responsible for over 700 client beds and directly supervised Assistant Program Directors. Concurrently, she was an Adjunct professor for Touro Graduate School of Social work for seven years, teaching Research I & II, Policy I & II; Power, Privilege & Oppression; Organizational Context; and Licensing Preparation. Currently Dr. Kennedy is a full-time Assistant Professor at Touro College
Dr. Kennedy has a Bachelor in Sociology from Long Island University-Brooklyn Campus, Masters from Clark Atlanta University and a Doctorate from The University of Tennessee.
PHONE REGISTRATION: (212) 650-3850
QUESTIONS ABOUT THE COURSE: (212) 396-7619