Describe the eight steps of the Kim Constructive Conversation Model (KCCM)
Identify common missteps and personal barriers to having constructive
conversations about cultural topics
Apply the steps of KCCM to working with clients
About the Presenters:
Dr. Kim is an Associate Professor at The Wright Institute in Berkeley, CA. She received her B.A. in Psychology from UC Berkeley and her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from UCLA. She is a National Ronald McNair Scholar and the recipient of a number of awards including American Psychological Association Minority Fellowship, Okura Mental Health Fellowship, and APAGS Guardian of Psychology Award. In addition to graduate teaching, she has a private practice specializing in treating adolescents/young adults with anxiety disorders, depression, and neurocognitive disorders using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. She also provides consultation to organizations on matters related to diversity, equity, and inclusion. In recent years, she served as President of the Alameda County Psychological Association, Chair of California Psychological Association (CPA) Immigration Task Force, CPA’s state Diversity Delegate, and APA Division 31 Diversity Leadership Development Program. Dr. Kim’s current projects include high school psychology internship for historically underrepresented students, recruitment and retention of historically underrepresented graduate students, psycho-legal collaborations in serving immigrant communities, and constructive conversations about culture and diversity.
Alicia del Prado, PhD
Dr. del Prado is a licensed psychologist and tenured faculty member at the Wright Institute in Berkeley, California. She earned her PhD in counseling psychology from Washington State University and Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Santa Clara University. She has taught and provided therapy at many universities including Washington State University, University of California, Berkeley, Santa Clara University, and Sonoma State University. Dr. del Prado created the first enculturation for Filipino Americans and has co-authored numerous publications on cross-cultural studies of personality, cultural competency in psychology, and multiracial identity. Most recently, she co-authored the award winning book, “It’s Time to Talk (and Listen): How to Have Constructive Conversations About Race, Class, Sexuality, Ability & Gender in a Polarized World” which has been featured on the podcasts, “Psychologists Off the Clock” and “Cultural Humility”. Alicia values making psychological literature accessible to the public, and writes a Psychology Today blog, “Speaking from the Heart” on psychological and multicultural topics, such as identity and acculturation. Dr. del Prado serves on the Editorial Board of the Asian American Journal of Psychology, is past chair of NCSPP’s Women’s Issues Committee, co-founder and past-chair of the Asian American Psychology Association’s (AAPA) Division on Asian Americans with Multiple Heritages, and past co-chair of the AAPA Division on Filipino Americans. Dr. del Prado has a private practice in Danville, California and works with clients from an integrated cognitive behavioral, multicultural, and interpersonal therapeutic orientation. Dr. del Prado focuses on working with professionals, women, people of color, and persons of racially mixed heritage. Dr. del Prado also works as a consultant, providing seminars and workshops to programs on diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace. Dr. del Prado has been awarded the following leadership awards: the Alameda County Psychological Association’s Janet Hurwich Leadership Award, the Asian American Psychological Association’s Okura Community Leadership Award, and the Asian American Psychological Association’s Division on Filipino Americans Leadership Award for Exemplary Service.
Continuing education credit will be provided for licensed psychologists, LMFT’s, LCSW’s, and LPCC’s by the Alameda County Psychological Association (ACPA). The ACPA is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. ACPA maintains responsibility for this program and its contents.
Important Notice: Those who attend the workshop and complete the evaluation form will receive 1.5 continuing education credits. Please note that APA rules require that we only give credit to those who attend the entire workshop. Those arriving more than 15 minutes after the start time or leaving before the workshop is completed will not receive CE credits.