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Using a Health Equity Lens to Providing Behavioral Health Care (Qualifies for Diversity CE Credit)

  • June 13, 2023
  • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Presented on Zoom


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  • (not requesting CE credit)
  • (not requesting CE credit)

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Upcoming KAPA ZOOM CE event

Using a Health Equity Lens to Providing Behavioral Health Care

Eboni Winford, PhD, MPH


This 1.5-hour webinar will provide an overview of health equity approaches to wellness. Specific strategies to help psychologists identify and address inequities that affect behavioral health concerns that clients/patients experience will be discussed. Through didactics and interactive conversation, participants will work to identify ways to apply a health equity lens to identifying and removing barriers to client/patient progress. 

Learning Objectives: 

At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:

· Define health equity, health disparities, and differentiate these concepts from equality and social determinants of health.

· Identify three health disparities that negatively impact the psychological health of Knoxville's patients/clients.

· Describe three ways that psychologists can address health disparities in therapeutic work.

Target Audience: 

This program is open to all KAPA members and other interested mental health professionals who are not members. The content of this presentation is appropriate for mental health professionals educated at the graduate level in psychology, psychiatry, or other mental health related disciplines, as well as graduate students in a mental health related discipline.

Instructional Level:

The material will be appropriate to intermediate levels of practice and knowledge.

Continuing Education:

This program - when attended in its entirety - is available for 1.5 APA approved continuing education credits. With full attendance and completion of a Program Evaluation and Learning Assessment, a certificate will be issued. Partial credit will not be awarded. Participant's attendance will be verified via their Zoom login name and sign in / sign off time. Please assure that you are identifiable by your Zoom login name.

American Psychological Association Approval Statement:

The Knoxville Area Psychological Association (KAPA) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for Psychologists. KAPA maintains responsibility for this program and its content. 

There is no commercial support for this program, nor are there any relationships between the CE Sponsor, presenting organization, program content, research, grants, or other funding sources that could reasonably be construed as conflicts of interest. During the program, the validity/utility of the content and risk/limitations of their approaches will be addressed.

Registration Fees and Policies:

If you are a member of KAPA, then this program is free of charge. If you are not a member of KAPA and you do not want CE credit, this program is free of charge.

Speaker Information:

Eboni Winford, Ph.D., MPH, is the Director of Research and Health Equity and a licensed psychologist at Cherokee Health Systems in Knoxville, TN. She provides direct clinical care to patients, contributes to workforce development in community health centers, and oversees research initiatives including those funded by the HRSA, the TN Department of Health, and NIH. She is the Clinical Director for CHS’s National Consultation and Training Program, which provides individualized on-site training to other health organizations as they seek to integrate their practices. She is on the board of directors for the Collaborative Family Healthcare Association, is the Chair-Elect of APA’s Ad Hoc Health Equity Committee, is secretary of APHA’s Community Health Planning and Policy Development section, and serves as the 2nd Vice Chair of NACHC Committee on Service Integration for Behavioral Health and HIV. Dr. Winford holds adjunct faculty positions in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at Meharry Medical College and in the Department of Psychology at the University of Tennessee Knoxville. She is a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Interdisciplinary Fellow and a Health Equity Scholar in Cambridge Health Alliance’s Center for Health Equity Education and Advocacy. Dr. Winford earned her doctorate in Clinical Health Psychology from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and a Master of Public Health from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is a proud life member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated.

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