Dr. Heidi Hutman's interests are in multicultural competency development as well as clinical supervision and training. In particular, she is interested in how and to what extent supervisor multicultural competence and the relationship between supervisors and supervisees influence outcomes in supervision and training, as well as the relationships among supervision and therapy outcomes. She has presented nationally and internationally on these topics and is particularly passionate about initiatives that support supervisor training. Originally from Montreal, Canada, she was a licensed professional counselor in the province of Quebec; she is licensed as a psychologist in Pennsylvania.
Community mental health is a challenging and rewarding environment that requires particular skills, awareness of important sociological issues, and cultural humility. In this course, we’ll explore the role of CMHs in various community settings and discuss important issues for working with diverse populations in the midst of where they live, work, and interact with each other.
Conversations about racial privilege are integral to developing a clinical practice of cultural humility. This course talks about the intention of acknowledging this privilege daily in order to ignite change. We will learn how to address privilege and talk about it in a clinical setting as well as model for our supervisees.
In this course, we discuss racial trauma - ways to assess it and walk alongside clients and students as they experience it. We will address definitions, symptoms, and how to promote healing. This course provides multiple perspectives on racial trauma and its prevalence and impact on society.