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Practical Guide to the Provision of Behavioral Health Services for American Indians and Alaska Natives - Tip 61 Part 1 Chapter 1

About the Course:

The course examines cultural competence in behavioral and substance abuse treatment in American Indian and Alaska Native populations. It includes: choosing a path for your learning journey, beginning in the east-the direction of cultural knowledge, moving to the south-the direction of cultural awareness and competence, continuing west-cultural perspective on behavioral health, and arriving in the north-the direction of culturally specific and responsive skills and practice.

This course is based on the reading-based online article, Practical Guide to the Provision of Behavioral Health Services for American Indians and Alaska Natives – Tip 61 Part 1 Chapter 1 created by SAMHSA in 2018.

Publication Date:

2018

Course Material Author

SAMHSA

Course Creator

L.A. Rankin

L.A. Rankin is a social worker with experience in many different settings with a variety of clients. She has worked with dementia and Alzheimers patients, dual diagnosis MH/MR, in a battered women’s shelter, and a rape crisis center. She also has 11 years of experience as a child protective social worker, where she earned certificates in domestic abuse/family violence and substance abuse.

Recommended For:

Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Acknowledge the vastly difference traditional native cultures from mainstream culture.

  2. Identify appropriate approaches and practices.

  3. Summarize the providers connection to their own culture and how it differs and impacts the therapeutic relationship.

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Course Number 102987
6 credit hours
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