-Getting started; addressing being Caucasian and working with tribal members.
-Researching culture and creating a greater understanding to assist with connection.
-Exploring ways to earning trust with and understandably cautious population.
-Discussing expectations for both terapist and client.
-Having a greater understanding of multi-generational trauma and the impact on the clinical process.
-Addressing the family system and family participation.
-Self care in order to be most effective in session.
This webinar is intended for behavioral health providers.
Chris Rawlings, LMFT-1636, ACADC-172, takes great pride in being a local to Bonners Ferry, Idaho, though he has lived and traveled literally around the world. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Boise State University in Health Promotion and Wellness. After a decade of work experience he continued his education at Bastyr University in Kenmore, Washington obtaining a master’s degree in Systems Therapy. Boundary Count is the home of the Kootenai Tribe of Idaho. Chris has had the opportunity to engage tribal members in treatment for the past 10 years through private practice, and for the past 2 years has worked through the tribal clinic on contract to assist tribal members with substance use and mental health disorders. Chris’ theoretical orientation focuses on family systems as well as working with substance use disorders in a client centered, strength-based approach. Chris, along with his wife and fellow therapist Treva Rawlings, established Rawlings Community Counseling in 2010. Chris and Treva reside in Bonners Ferry with their dog Skylar where they enjoy being active in the outdoors.