Total CE Credit Hours: 5
Course Info URL: https://www.ce-credit.com/courses/102606
About the Course:
This course examines behavioral health treatment for major racial and ethic groups. It includes: Counseling for African and Black Americans. Counseling for Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and other Pacific Islanders, counseling for Hispanics and Latinos, counseling for Native Americans, and counseling for White Americans. Within each section for race/ethnicity is substance use, co-occurring mental health disorders, treatment patterns, beliefs and attitudes about treatment, treatment issues and considerations, theoretical approaches and interventions, and modes of therapy.
This course is based on the reading-based online article, TIP 59-Improving Cultural Competence-Treatment for Major Racial and Ethnic Groups created by SAMHSA in 2014.
Course Material Author
Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.
Acknowledge that each race/ethnicity has its own issues with treatment, and prevalence of substance abuse and mental health disorders.
Identify the most effective approaches for each race/ethnicity.
Recognize the role of cultural competence in gathering information to make an accurate diagnosis.
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