A Culture-Centered Approach to Recovery

A Culture-Centered Approach to Recovery 

Welcome to the course, A Culture-Centered Approach to Recovery. In this course, you will learn about the values, beliefs, and principles that are the foundation of psychosocial rehabilitation and recovery-oriented practice. This training describes the many ways in which culture is central, not peripheral, to recovery. In addition, it includes a review of the many dimensions of culture, the impact of worldview on psychosocial rehabilitation (PSR) practice, as well as the steps to becoming a culturally competent service provider. You will complete exercises that will help you to explore your own culture and worldview, as well as identify biases that could impact your relationships with others.


Hours: 1.00


Certificates provided by accrediting body (0 Match)

Course Details

Hours: 1
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 3/31/2022
Learning Objectives:
Recognize the importance of culture in the helping relationship.
Identify the components of culture.
Describe your own heritage and culture.

Section 1: Introduction A. About This Course B. Learning Objectives Section 2: Recovery from Psychiatric Disability A. Recovery from Psychiatric Disability B. Psychosocial Rehabilitation C. The Role of the PSR Practitioner D. Pretest E. Culture-Centered Recovery F. It is All About Relationship! G. Different Cultures H. Meet Isabella Section 3: Culture as Context A. Culture as Context B. A Story C. Culture Consists of… D. Culture Is… E. Exercise 1 F. Exercise 2 G. Hidden Rules of Class H. What is My Culture? I. Culture Exercise 1 J. Culture Exercise 2 Section 4: Cultural Formulation and the Importance of World View A. DSM 5™: Cultural Formulation B. Culture and Worldview in Diagnosis and Treatment Practices C. What is World View? D. Ann’s Story E. Questions F. Components of World View G. Exploring World View H. Exploring World View 2 I. How Does World View Impact…? J. The Heart of the Matter K. The Story of Julie and Diego L. The Story of Julie and Diego, Continued M. Beware of Biases N. Biases Exercise Section 5: From Cultural Competence to Cultural Humility A. The Components of Cultural Competence B. Cultural Humility C. Definitions D. Remember Julie and Diego? Section 6: Putting It All Into Practice A. Assessing Cultural Competence B. Lauren’s Story C. Karen’s Story D. Tina’s Story Section 7: Conclusion A. Summary B. Congratulations! C. Course Contributor D. Resources E. References

Instructor: Marianne Baptista, MA, MFT, CPRP
Ms. Baptista is an MFT and CPRP with 23 years of experience in mental health, 20 years of experience in training and supervision, and 17 years of experience in program management. Ms. Baptista has been instrumental in developing and conducting training specific to psychiatric rehabilitation and recovery-oriented practice. Disclosure: Marianne Baptista, MA, MFT, CPRP has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Instructor: Betty Dahlquist, MSW, CPRP
Ms. Dahlquist, Executive Director of CASRA, has been involved in the public mental health field for over 30 years. Since 1981, she has successfully promoted the inclusion of the psychosocial rehabilitation philosophy and practice in major mental health initiatives including the Medicaid Rehabilitation option for California and the Mental Health Services Act. She has developed training and education materials that are used in academic and in-service settings, in-person and on-line. Disclosure: Betty Dahlquist, MSW, CPRP has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Target Audience:
The target audience for this course is: Advanced, Beginner, Intermediate level Social Workers; Entry, Intermediate level Professional Counselors; in the following settings: Health and Human Services.
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Course Delivery Method and Format
Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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