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Cultural and Spiritual Competence in Victim Services

Author: National Victim Assistance Academy

Course Created: 2004

Practice Level: Beginner to Intermediate

No book to buy Duration: 3 hours
3.8 out of 4.0, Based on: 23 reviews

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 To Cart" button. This will let you take the test, complete the course evaluation and receive your certificate for CE 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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