Cultural Issues in Treatment for Paraprofessionals

Green Clock Hours: 2.25

While the United States is becoming increasingly diverse, this challenges the field and treatment of behavioral health and substance use disorders. Recognizing and remaining sensitive to cultural issues are critical to a positive helping relationship and to treatment outcomes. Unfortunately, people of various racial/ethnic/cultural/social identities oftentimes are underserved by the behavioral health system and/or they do not seek out the treatment they need. This course examines the clinical, cultural, organizational, and financial reasons that culturally diverse groups are underserved. In addition, you will learn the significance of cultural diversity, demographics, family and community resources, barriers to treatment. This course is intended for a variety of behavioral health providers with entry-level or intermediate experience incorporating cultural factors into their work. Case studies in conjunction with interactive exercises will teach you how to apply these concepts to the individuals you serve.

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Course Description

While the United States is becoming increasingly diverse, this challenges the field and treatment of behavioral health and substance use disorders. Recognizing and remaining sensitive to cultural issues are critical to a positive helping relationship and to treatment outcomes. Unfortunately, people of various racial/ethnic/cultural/social identities oftentimes are underserved by the behavioral health system and/or they do not seek out the treatment they need. This course examines the clinical, cultural, organizational, and financial reasons that culturally diverse groups are underserved. In addition, you will learn the significance of cultural diversity, demographics, family and community resources, barriers to treatment. This course is intended for a variety of behavioral health providers with entry-level or intermediate experience incorporating cultural factors into their work. Case studies in conjunction with interactive exercises will teach you how to apply these concepts to the individuals you serve.

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