Online Course » Multiculturalism and Cultural Competence

Course Description:
This program discusses the influence of culture in the delivery of health and human services. Participants will be able to identify the components of cultural competency and will learn techniques for working effectively across cultures. Topics include practice in a multi-cultural environment, elements of cultural competence, diversity and ethics, delivery of services to various ethnic groups, structural racism, influence of culture on the family, interviewing techniques, decision-making models that foster inclusion, applying cultural knowledge to practice, understanding personal biases, and handling intolerance.
Course Objective:
Upon completing this program, participants should be able to
  • Distinguish between the terms culture, race, and ethnicity;
  • Describe the basis of accurate assessments and culturally appropriate interventions;
  • Identify factors that affect professional and personal beliefs about people who are different from themselves;
  • Demonstrate how communication styles can foster or inhibit communication with families, colleagues, and collaterals.
Author Bio:
This material has been compiled and edited by Jill Miller, JD, who graduated from the University of Washington School of Law. Prior to practicing law, she was an instructor and developer of educational programs for adults. She is currently vice president in charge of operations and content development for At Health, Inc.

Credits:
4.00
Hours:
4.00
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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