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Cultural and Spiritual Competence in Victim Services

Author: National Victim Assistance Academy

No book to buy Duration: 3 hours
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Course Summary

This domestic violence, cultural competence continuing education course describes best practices in cultural and spiritual competence as well as a number of barriers that clinicians and victims face in communication and understanding.

Course Format

This course contains downloadable online lessons (PDF or Word) and a practice test. When you're ready, purchase the course by clicking the "Add this Course Now" button above; this will let you take the test and receive your certificate for CEU credits.

Course Syllabus

  • Overview of Cultural and Spiritual Competence
  • Culture
  • Spirituality and Religion
  • Barriers to Effective Assistance
  • Cultural and Spiritual Competence Strategies for Victim Services Agencies
    • Learning Objectives

      • Discuss the concept of culture.
      • Identify the percentage of the American population which has some type of disability.
      • Explain how stereotypes impact service delivery.


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