Total CE Credit Hours: 1
Course Info URL: https://www.ce-credit.com/courses/102529
About the Course:
This course is designed to help healthcare professionals and administrators understand the role of culture in treatment services. Providing a context for cultural competency and highlighting assumptions and relevant dimensions, this brief summary then provides specific guidance for developing the clinician’s skills in both self-awareness and culturally sensitive, competent service delivery. Organizational issues are also addressed. Major demographic racial and ethnic groups and specific cultural issues related to drug use are explored. Key words: Cultural competence, race, ethnicity, diversity, substance abuse, mental health, treatment
This course is based on the reading-based online article, Improving Cultural Competence: Quick Guide for Clinicians (Based on TIP 59) created by SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) in 2016.
Course Material Author
Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.
Demonstrate competence regarding the role of culture in the delivery of mental and substance use disorder services.
Acknowledge relevant assumptions concerning the importance of and need for increased cultural competence in the treatment setting
List cultural considerations for treatment of major racial and ethnic groups
Identify essential components of the treatment process that require cultural competency
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