Total CE Credit Hours: 1.75
Course Info URL: https://www.ce-credit.com/courses/102876
About the Course:
Research has shown that individuals in underserved cultural groups can have some reluctance to engage in treatment or can prematurely end treatment based on communication issues between the individual and a medical/psychological provider. This is a systematic review of literature exploring types of communication affecting engagement in mental health settings among minorities. The authors offer recommendations for how clinicians may improve communication with clients from underserved populations to for how clinicians may help prevent these clients from disengaging from behavioral health services.
This course is based on the article, Clinician Descriptions of Communication Strategies to Improve Treatment Engagement by Racial/Ethnic Minorities created by Neil Krishan Aggarwal, M.D. in 2016.
Course Material Authors
Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.
To describe previous research on communication problems contributing to difficulties with engagement of underserved populations in behavioral health treatment
To describe several categories of problems affecting communication between clients in underserved populations and current providers
To identify several strategies relevant to resolving common communication difficulties between clients in underserved populations and providers
References for this course are found on pages 12-16.
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