This program discusses the influence of culture in the delivery of health and human services. Participants will be able to identify the components of cultural competency and will learn techniques for working effectively across cultures. Topics include practice in a multi-cultural environment, elements of cultural competence, diversity and ethics, delivery of services to various ethnic groups, structural racism, influence of culture on the family, interviewing techniques, decision-making models that foster inclusion, applying cultural knowledge to practice, understanding personal biases, and handling intolerance.
Target audience: Psychologists, mental health counselors, marriage and family therapists, social workers, addiction counselors, nurses
This CE course is designated as intermediate.
Upon completing this program, participants should be able to
- Distinguish between the terms culture, race, and ethnicity;
- Describe the basis of accurate assessments and culturally appropriate interventions;
- Identify factors that affect professional and personal beliefs about people who are
different from themselves;
- Demonstrate how communication styles can foster or inhibit communication
with families, colleagues, and collaterals.
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- Part 1: Introduction
- Part 2: Practice in a Multi-Cultural Environment
- Part 3: Importance of Cultural Competence
- Part 4: Discussion on Culture in Child Welfare
- Part 5: Influence of Culture on the Family
- Part 6: Understanding Personal Biases
- Part 7: Knowledge-Foundation of Cultural Competence
- Part 8: Bias Busting
- Part 9: Behavioral Expectations
- Part 10: References
- CE Test
This material has been compiled and edited by Jill Miller, JD, who graduated from the University of Washington School of Law. Prior to practicing law, she was an instructor and developer of educational programs for adults. She is currently vice president in charge of operations and content development for At Health, Inc.
At Health is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. At Health maintains responsibility for the program and its content.
At Health is an approved provider of the California Board of Behavior Sciences (PCE 3319). These courses meet the qualifications for continuing education credit for MFTs, LPCCs, LEPs, and/or LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.
At Health is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing (CA BRN), Provider # CEP 15512.
California Licensed Vocational Nurses and California Psychiatric Technicians can take online courses by California Board of Registered Nursing (CA BRN) approved providers, such as At Health, to fulfill their CE requirements.
At Health, Inc. has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6719. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. At Health, Inc. is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.
Programs are available for continuing education credit for social workers through the co-sponsorship of At Health, Inc., and Amedco, LLC. Amedco, #1346, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Amedco maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 6/24/2016 to 6/24/2019. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits. The following recognize the ASWB program: AB, AK, AL, AR, AZ, BC, CA, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KY, LA, MA, MD, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NH, NM, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA (PA requires that courses be at least 2 credits), RI, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, VI, VT, WA, WI, and WY. Participants must pass a posttest with a score of 80% or higher and complete an attendance/evaluation form in order to receive a certificate of completion/attendance.
Athealth.com is an approved provider of the Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists, provider #908.
These programs meet the criteria of an approved continuing education program for social work in Arkansas.
These programs meet the criteria of an approved continuing education program for social workers, professional counselors, marriage and family therapists, master's level psychologists, licensed clinical psychotherapists, and alcohol and other drug abuse counselors in Kansas.
These programs meet the criteria of an approved continuing education program for mental health practice and for social work in Nebraska.
These programs meet the criteria of an approved continuing education program for psychologists, pastoral psychotherapists, clinical social workers, clinical mental health counselors, marriage and family therapists, and alcohol and drug abuse counselors in New Hampshire.
These programs meet the criteria of an approved continuing education program for social workers, professional counselors, marital and family therapists, and clinical pastoral therapists in Tennessee.
Athealth.com is approved as a continuing education provider by the National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC) Provider #148460 (Exp. August 1, 2017).
The above CE sponsorships are honored by many additional state boards of social work, marriage and family therapy, and licensed professional counseling. Some restrictions may apply. Check with your state board or certifying organization to find out if online courses or home study are accepted as part of your continuing education requirement for license renewal or re-certification, or call At Health at 888-284-3258 for information regarding CE approvals.
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