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Culturally Responsive Practice - August 27


  • Describe how to use the ADDRESSING framework to attend to intersectional cultural influences with an understanding of systemic privilege and oppression.
  • Create a Personal Strengths Inventory that recognizes culturally based strengths and supports.
  • Describe how to avoid and repair identity-related microaggressions.
  • List three cognitive, behavioral, and interpersonal tools and techniques to facilitate treatment success.


Upcoming Dates For This Webinar


This webinar runs from 9am to 5pm Pacific Time.


Course Description

This presentation provides a groundbreaking framework for integrating multicultural considerations into psychotherapy. The framework begins with the ADDRESSING acronym highlighting marginalized communities related to Age and generational roles and cohorts, Developmental or other Disability, Religion and spirituality, Ethnic and racial identity, Socioeconomic status, Sexual orientation, Indigenous heritage, National origin, and Gender. Participants will learn practical strategies, tools, and techniques for facilitating culturally responsive assessment and practice. Specific tools include the Personal Strengths Inventory, Compassion Voice, Attitude of Gratitude, Wise Elder, Most Generous Interpretation, Magic 3-Step Technique with kids, and many more.

Pricing: $199 (Early Registration), $219 (Regular Registration)
4.0 Credits


Pamela Hays Ph.D.

holds a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Hawaii, an M.S. in Counseling Psychology from the University of Alaska, a B.A. in psychology from New Mexico State University, and a certificate in French from La Sorbonne in Paris. From 1987 through 1988, she served as NIMH postdoctoral fellow at the University of Rochester School of Medicine, followed by 11 years on the graduate faculty of Antioch University Seattle. Her research has included work with Tunisian women in North Africa, and Vietnamese, Lao, and Cambodian people in the United States. She is author of Addressing Cultural Complexities in Counseling and Clinical Practice: An Intersectional Approach (2022); Creating Well-Being: Four Steps to a Happier Healthier Life (2014); Connecting across Cultures: The Helper’s Toolkit (2012); coeditor of Culturally Responsive Cognitive Behavior Therapy (2019) and co-author of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy: Techniques and Strategies. The American Psychological Association has produced numerous training videos of her work as an expert therapist demonstrating CBT and culturally responsive practice. Since 2000, she has been back in her Alaskan hometown where she has worked in community mental health, private practice, and with the Kenaitze Tribe’s Dena’ina Wellness Center. She lives on the Kenai Peninsula of Alaska where a few thousand humans share the land, water, and sky with millions of salmon, several thousand moose, and eagles galore. She provides consultation and teaches workshops internationally. For more information on her clinical practice, publications, videos, and workshops, see


About This Webinar

The webinar is a live, interactive class. You will view the webinar in real time from your home or office on a computer, tablet (e.g., iPad) or phone. You will be able see the speaker and the slides, and you will have the opportunity to ask questions and respond to polls. You will have access to the handouts, which you can view on your computer or download and print.

You will need to show up on time to receive credit, just like at an in-person class, but you can wear whatever you’d like! The class will run from 9am to 5pm Pacific Time. There will be a morning and afternoon break and a break for lunch. At the end of the class you will need to take a post-test and receive a score of 75% or above to pass. You have up to three attempts to pass the post-test. Most people pass on their first attempt. After two attempts to pass the post-test you will need to contact our office and you will be provided with one more attempt to pass the post-test. The post-test will only be available at the end of the class. Once you pass the post-test, you will complete an evaluation online and then you will receive your Certificate of Attendance online, which you can view and print.

Registration Information

The course fee is determined by the date of payment in relation to the course date:

  • Early Registration: If payment is received 3 weeks prior to the webinar date.
  • Regular Registration: For payments received less than 3 weeks prior to the webinar date.

Cancellation Policy

There is a $35.00 processing fee, per seminar, for refunds requested by the Wednesday prior to the weekend of the webinar. After that time, there will be no refunds. If a course must be cancelled due to an unforeseen event (e.g., natural disaster, instructor illness), the webinar will be rescheduled. Participants will be credited to take the rescheduled course or another PPS webinar. No refunds will be given.

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