February 9, 2021
Cultural Perspectives on Disabilities and Treatment Engagement of Culturally Diverse Population
Mirian E. Ofonedu, Ph.D., LCSW-C, Director of Training, Maryland Center for Developmental at
Kennedy Krieger Institute
1. Promote awareness of the different cultural perspectives on disability and its implications for
practice, health and human rights.
2. Combat stereotypes, prejudices and harmful cultural practices relating to persons with disabilities
and their families.
3. Understand barrier and facilitators to treatment engagement and learn practical strategies for
targeting engagement early and throughout the treatment process.
*Event not open to the public
Please contact Theresa Mayo at firstname.lastname@example.org for Zoom information
Tuesday, February 9 at 9:00am to 10:30amVirtual Event