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Mental Health: Culture, Race and Ethnicity

Author: Surgeon General of the United States

No book to buy Duration: 6 hours
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Course Summary

Mental Health: Culture, Race and Ethnicity examines the mental health disparities affecting racial and ethnic minorities. Drawing on scientific evidence from a wide-ranging body of empirical research, this course looks at the nature and extent of mental health disparities. The course first examines the influence of culture and society on mental health. Then mental health care for the 4 primary racial and ethnic groups in the U.S. is examined.

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

  1. Introduction
  2. The Influence of Culture and Society on Mental Health
  3. Mental Health Care for African Americans
  4. Mental Health Care for American Indians and Alaska Natives
  5. Mental Health Care for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders
  6. Mental Health Care for Hispanic Americans
  7. A Vision for the Future

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss the influence of culture and society on mental health.
  • Describe mental health care for African Americans.
  • Describe mental health care for American Indians and Alaska Natives.
  • Describe mental health care for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.
  • Explain mental health care for Hispanic Americans.

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