3-Part Webinar Series: Multicultural Competency (MCC) for Wellness Practitioners
NWI’s Multicultural Competency (MCC) Committee organized three free webinars to provide participants with knowledge, awareness, and skills in multicultural competency within the context of wellness and healthcare practices. The Multicultural Wellness Wheel, developed by the committee in 2016, is highlighted throughout this series. Plus, participants discover how they can learn more about this important topic during the Multicultural Competency Academy and other breakout sessions taking place during the 2017 National Wellness Conference, June 19-21, 2017, in St. Paul, Minnesota. (Please note that continuing education credits are not available for these webinars.)
MCC Webinar #1
Multicultural Competency Wellness Wheel: Introduction to a Concept Model
Original Air Date: Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Presenter: Deborah Wilcox, PhD
Free for all interested individuals! (Separate registration is required for each webinar in this series. See links at the bottom of this page for the other two webinars.)
Through the introduction of the Multicultural Wellness Wheel, this session emphasizes the importance of recognizing, respecting, and integrating cultural beliefs and values into healthcare and wellness service delivery; promoting social justice in practice; eliminating or mitigating inequities; and providing client satisfaction and culturally competent care. Discover how this concept map addresses applied multicultural competency and the needs and goals of individuals, families, workplaces. It provides a guide for the development of sustained well communities, cultures of health and engaged civic infrastructures.
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About the Presenter
Deborah Wilcox, PhD, is an executive, entrepreneur, and professor in organizational and managerial consultation, with practical experience in professional development, research, and wellness coaching. Her consultation areas include integrated healthcare; health equity, policy, and multicultural competency; and mental health wellness and recovery. She has provided services for over 100 organizations and conducted workshops, posters and refereed presentations for national and international health care and community-based organizations. She is the owner of Confluency Consultants and Associates.
Additional MCC Webinars in This Series
MCC Webinar #2: Original Air Date: May 2, 2017 (now available on-demand)
"Food Desert to Food Oasis: Dayton, Ohio Food Access Collaborations" presented by Lynda Suda
MCC Webinar #3: Original Air Date: May 9, 2017 (now available on-demand)
"Laughter Yoga: A Playful Approach to Creating a Culture of Inclusion" presented by Nicole Akparewa, RN, MSN/MPH