Cultural Humility Series, Part VII: Four Directions of Diversity - Honoring Differences

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Training Details

Event Dates and Timeframe
Any Time
Location and Delivery Method
Delivery Method
Online / Web Delivered
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Cost Range
FREE to $20.00

Host And Instructor

National Association for Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC)
Don Coyhis
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C.E. Credit for NAADAC - The Association for Addiction Professionals: 1.50
Specialization: Qualified Addictions Professional
The CE certificate for this webinar will be available after the webinar takes place. NAADAC Members will be prompted to register for the CE quiz for free, while non-members will be prompted to pay a $20 processing fee to access the quiz. Upon passing the CE quiz, a CE Certificate will be immediately available to download in your profile.

Training Overview Description

Honoring Differences is a different approach to diversity. The approach is not to look for blame, but to explore the interconnectedness between people. If the system is out of harmony, it will cause problems among people. It also provides leaders with a means to more effectively work with different kinds of people. The concepts that help us to see differently are shared through the Teachings of the Medicine Wheel, which describe the principles, laws, and values that govern the universe. If we work in harmony with the universal system, diversity issues in communities will minimize. If we work out of harmony with the principle, we will have chaos.

The Principles and Concepts are harmony, balance, Seen and the Unseen World, Conflict as a Guidance System, Interconnectedness, Spirit and Intent, circles, cycles, the natural order, and the Four Laws of Change.

Learning Objectives

  • Participants will examine a set of principles, concepts, and values that enhance interpersonal relationships.
  • Participants will acquire knowledge on the principles of Servant Leadership: The Honor of One is the Honor of All.
  • Participants will learn a new way of seeing and understanding reality from different perspectives and that the more differences, the greater the strength.
  • Participants will examine the concept that there is only one race, the human race.

CE Credits

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Event-specific Details

This training could be applied to multiple areas of the Alaska Qualified Addictions Professional (QAP) certification. Contact the Alaska Commission for Behavioral Health Certification (Ask for Dabney Van Liere, Executive Director) at 907-332-4333 or email for specific information.