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Improving Cultural Competence: Quick Guide for Clinicians (Based on TIP 59)

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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, Improving Cultural Competence: Quick Guide for Clinicians (Based on TIP 59) created by SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) in 2016.

Publication Date:

2016

Course Material Author

SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration)

Course Creator

Barbara F. McMillan

Barbara McMillan, BA, MS, EdD, LPC has 35 years of experience as a therapist, clinical director, and administrator in mental health and substance abuse programs. She holds degrees in psychology and education, and has been a licensed professional counselor and supervising counselor for many years. After 18 years in various roles in private and public mental health settings, she became a full-time college psychology and sociology instructor.

Recommended For:

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

Course Objectives:

  1. Demonstrate competence regarding the role of culture in the delivery of mental and substance use disorder services.

  2. Acknowledge relevant assumptions concerning the importance of and need for increased cultural competence in the treatment setting

  3. List cultural considerations for treatment of major racial and ethnic groups

  4. Identify essential components of the treatment process that require cultural competency

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