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Cultural Consciousness: Education for Today’s Workplace

Friday, Nov. 15, 2019 • 9 a.m.–1 p.m.
UW Oshkosh Appleton Executive Education Center, 2323 E. Capitol Dr., Appleton, WI 54911
Presented by: Audra Eggum, BSW, MSW, LCSW
CEH/CEU: 4.5 CEHs/0.4 CEUs

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This workshop is designed to, in a safe, respectful, and confidential space, encourage the development of a cultural conscious lens used to serve individuals, families, and communities. Participants will have the opportunity to learn new information, start some new conversations, identify bias, and increase culturally sensitive practice behaviors and manners.

Some highlights of the workshop will include:

  • Learning to identify dimensions and the unique intersections of diversity in others and themselves.
  • Practicing self-awareness and identifying conscious and unconscious bias.
  • Learning to identify and respond to current and projected demographic changes in the United States.
  • Providing culturally sensitive practices when working with people from all walks of life.
  • Examining ways to build positive intercultural communication practices with clients, patients and colleagues.

This foundational experience will increase diversity awareness and competence through an inclusive and experiential learning approach to building professional cultural competence.

Audra Eggum, BSW, MSW, LCSW, is a Social Work instructor at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh and a community outpatient mental health provider. Eggum specializes in working with the LGBTQIAP+ community, trauma recovery, and holistic health at The Growing Tree Counseling & Wellness.

Registration: Click here to register online!

Cost: The cost for this program is $99 for professionals and $20 for students.

CEH/CEU Requirements: For the March 1, 2017 – February 28, 2019 biennium30 continuing education credit hours are required. Of those, 4 credit hours must be in social work ethics and professional boundaries.

Social work training programs sponsored by the Northeast Wisconsin Alliance for Social Worker Continuing Education will be accepted by the State of Wisconsin as continuing education hours. Full attendance at the workshop will earn continuing education hours.

  • Professional Counselor CEH: The UW Oshkosh Department of Counselor Education, accredited by the Commission for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Education Program (CACREP) has approved these workshops for continuing education hours.
  • Continuing Education Units (CEUs): Workshop participants can receive Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for their full participation in each workshop.

In the event of late arrival and/or early departure, amended certificates indicating the actual number of credit hours earned will be provided upon calling our office.

Student Rate: Students currently enrolled at UW Oshkosh may register at a reduced rate of $20. You must register using your UW Oshkosh email address and include your seven-digit student ID number.

Registration Deadlines: The registration deadline for each of the workshops is 10 business days before the program starts. After this date, please call the UW Oshkosh Division of Online and Continuing Education at (920) 424-1129 to determine program availability.

Credit and debit card payments will only be accepted electronically. OCE will no longer accept credit and debit card payments via phone, mail or fax.

Questions and More Information: Questions concerning registration and program content should be directed to the Division of Online and Continuing Education, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, 800 Algoma Boulevard, Oshkosh, WI 54901-8623. Please call (920) 424-1129.

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations received 10 business days before the program will receive a full refund, minus a $35 processing charge. No refunds will be given for cancellations received less than 10 business days before the program. UW Oshkosh reserves the right to cancel any program due to insufficient enrollment, as well as the right to limit enrollment due to excessive demand. UW Oshkosh is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. If you need special assistance and/or accommodations, please notify us by the registration deadline. All requests will be kept confidential.

Program Manager: The program manager for these workshops is Jason Hubbard. We are continuously looking for new and diverse program ideas. You can contact Jason at (920) 424-1129. You may also email him at

Click Here for a listing of Social Work and Counseling programs offered by University of Wisconsin Green Bay Continuing Professional Education.