Online Course » Multiple Dimensions of Culture in the Treatment of Adolescents and Their Families

Course Description:
This program discusses the meaning of cultural values and treatment issues, including the neglected dimension of the cultural background of the therapist. The course illustrates the application of the multidimensional cultural approach in the case of a rebellious Mexican-American teenager.
Course Objective:
Upon completing this program, participants should be able to:
  • Explain how generational status, economics, education, religion, gender, ethnicity, race, minority status, and regional background impact diversity;
  • Discuss how to recognize and work with cultural dimensions in therapy.
Author Bio:
Betty MacKune-Karrer, MA, LMFT, is the director of the Family Systems Program at the Institute for Juvenile Research, University of Illinois.
Credits:
1.00
Hours:
1.00
Certificates:
American Psychological Association - view details
Association of Social Work Boards - view details
California Board of Registered Nursing - view details
National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC) - view details
National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) - view details
Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists - view details

Order Online Course

Unit Price
$12.00




Other Courses You May Be Interested In

Conduct Disorder in Children and Adolescents
This course reviews the history and diagnostic criteria for conduct disorder and describes correlates and risk factors for CD. The author discusses subtypes of conduct disorder, comorbid disorders, differential diagnosis, assessment, and treatment of this disorder.

Culture Counts: The Influence of Culture and Society on Mental Health, Mental Illness
Cultural factors play an important role in all aspects of peoples’ mental health and illness. Likewise, the cultures of clinicians and service systems influence the nature of mental health services. This course emphasizes the importance of understanding and valuing the cultural dimension in providing effective treatment.

Suicide Crisis Intervention Model with 25 Practical Strategies for Implementation
Suicidal clients are a difficult and challenging population in counseling. This article contains 25 practical, hands-on strategies for counselors to assist in their interactions with suicidal clients. The strategies are situated within a seven-step model for crisis intervention that is specifically tailored to suicidal clients.

Chronic Pain: Biological Understanding and Treatment
The authors discuss biopsychosocial factors related to chronic pain as a necessary foundation for understanding and helping clients who are in pain. They review familiar evidence-based counseling approaches including assessment considerations, use of psychotropic medications, cognitive-behavioral strategies, hypnosis and imagery techniques, family ...

Cultural Competence: The Immigrant Experience
Clinical practice currently faces a crisis of competence and conscience in the treatment of clients whose ethnicity, race, or class renders them minority groups in American society. Ethnic minority groups are the smallest users of mental health services, and when these groups do use treatment, they show the highest premature termination rate of any ...

Forgot Password help button image Create Account