Online Course » Cultural Competence: Cultural Complexities

Course Description:
To work effectively with people of diverse identities, health care providers must learn to deal with difference and conflict in ways that empower patients and encourage mutual respect for one another. Pamela Hays, PhD, discusses the importance of cultural competence in the therapeutic relationship and provides a paradigm for identifying cultural biases.
Course Objective:
Upon completing this program, participants should be able to:
  • Explain how therapists can prepare themselves to work with diverse clients;
  • Identify areas of cultural bias; and
  • Use Dr. Hays’ paradigm to identify their own cultural biases.
Author Bio:
Barbara Alexander, LCSW, BCD, founder and president of On Good Authority, interviews: • Dr. Pamela Hays, a psychologist who works in rural Alaska with the Alaska Native Nakenu Family Center and Peninsula Community Health Services as a clinician and supervisor. Dr. Hays is author of the book Addressing Cultural Complexities in Practice, and co-editor of Culturally Responsive Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy.
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

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