*Counselors requiring New York State approval must contact ACA upon completion to obtain customized CE certificate
The UN estimates that there are 60 million forcibly displaced persons worldwide, a number that has not been seen since during World War II. Rachael D. Goodman, Ph.D., LPC, educates counselors about the unique concerns and strengths of refugees; explains useful models for understanding trauma and related mental health concerns among refugees; and provides appropriate interventions that are grounded in ecosystemic and multicultural-social justice counseling frameworks. Dr. Goodman has served as an assistant professor in the Counseling and Development Program at George Mason University since 2010. Her work is grounded in social justice and multiculturalism, with a focus on trauma counseling.
Provide an overview of Counseling Refugees: Addressing Trauma, Stress, and Resilience.
Provide recommendations for counselors when working with the refugee population.
Discuss intervention approaches and additional considerations.