Cultural Sensitivity Presentation at Alliant San Francisco
On Tuesday, March 31, 2015 Alliant San Francisco will host a culturally focused presentation titled Working with Arab American Clients: A Culturally Relevant, Sensitive and Competent Approach. This presentation is designed to help attendees develop a better understanding of the Arab American population, examine the expectations that Arab American clients have of their mental health providers and learn culturally sensitive strategies for working with Arab American clients.
This event will be presented by special guest Hazem Hajaj. Hajaj was born Palestine and moved to America for graduate school in 2008. Hajaj holds a bachelor’s degee in social work from Bethlehem University and a master’s degree from Golden Gate University in organizational psychology. Hajaj founded a counseling center for youth in Nablus, Palestine and has been working in the mental health field for over than 14 years. Currently, Hajaj works for Progress Foundation as a development specialist and is also working on building a social enterprise in Palestine. Hajaj is passionate about life, helping others, social change and education.
Room 100w, Alliant International University San Francisco campus, One Beach Street, Suite 100, San Francisco, CA 94133
Lunch will be provided.
If you require disability-related accommodations for this event, please contact Angela Dickson at firstname.lastname@example.org