Improving Cultural Competence: Behavioral Health Treatment for Major Racial and Ethnic Groups (CU1940)

Author(s): US Dept of Health & Human Services

Pre-Approved for: CA BRN, CCAPP, CCLCP, CE Broker Provider, CLCP, COHN/COHN-S, CRCC, CRRN, CVRP, Delaware BON, FCB, MCBAP-Related, MSCC, NAADAC, RNs, VRA-Canada

Credit Hours: 6

Course Format

This course is online. All course material is available online and is accessible immediately after purchase from your account homepage. Certificate of Completion is available immediately upon passing the exam.

Course Overview

This course is the Treatment Improvement Protocol 59: Improving Cultural Competence which focuses on the essential ingredients for developing cultural competence as a counselor and for providing culturally responsive services in clinical settings as an organization.
This is part three (of 4) and the test will be on chapter 5 which purposes strategies to engage clients of diverse racial and ethnic groups (who can have very different life experiences, values, and traditions) in treatment. In addition to providing epidemiological data on each group, the chapter discusses salient aspects of treatment for these racial/ethnic groups, drawing on clinical and research literature.

Course Objectives

  1. Understanding counseling for African and black Americans, Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, Pacific Islanders, Hispanics, Latinos, Native Americans, and White Americans.

  2. Learn to identify patterns of substance use, co-occurring disorders (CODs), and behavioral health treatment.

  3. Learn about different engagement models for families.

Course Outline

  1. Introduction

  2. Counseling for African and Black Americans

  3. Counseling for Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Other Pacific Islanders

  4. Counseling for Hispanics and Latinos

  5. Counseling for Native Americans

  6. Counseling for White Americans

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Customer Testimonial

This was an excellent course, easy to read, understand and thoroughly covered the issues relating to all ethnic and cultural groups.
Janice S.