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Improving Cultural Competence, Part 2 - Core Competencies

Author: SAMHSA

No book to buy Duration: 2 hours
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Course Summary

This course addresses counselors’ core cultural competencies and presents clinical activities, including clinical supervision tools. The key areas explored include cultural awareness and cultural identity development, the cultural lens of counseling, key components of cultural knowledge for behavioral health counselors, and specific counseling skills that support culturally responsive services.

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

  • Core Counselor Competencies
  • Self-Knowledge
  • Cultural awareness
  • Racial, ethnic, and cultural identities
  • Worldview - The cultural lens of counseling
  • Stereotypes, prejudices, and history
  • Practicing within limits
  • Knowledge of Other Cultural Groups
  • Cultural Knowledge of Behavioral Health
  • Skill Development
  • Self-Assessment for Individual Cultural Competence

Learning Objectives

  • Define Core Counselor Competencies
  • Describe the importance of practicing within limits
  • Explain the impact of worldview on counseling

FAQs

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No prerequisites are required for this course.
Yes. Once you read the material and pass your test, you can print your certificate right away from your "My Account" page.
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