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Session 2: Delivering Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Care in a Mental Health Setting

11:30am - January 6, 2021 | Timezone: US/Central
Mid-America ATTC
Registration Deadline: January 6, 2021

Delivering Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Care Through an Interpreter is the 2nd session of the larger series Delivering Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Care in a Community Mental Health Setting. The goal of this series is to enhance treatment through meaningful therapeutic services via interpretation including how to be culturally appropriate with an emphasis on ethical considerations.

Please see Session  information below:

Session 2: Delivering Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Care Through an Interpreter

By the end of this session, the learner will be able to:

  • Identify two strategies to effectively identify your patients’ cultural and language needs.
  • State two tools or resources to help meet their cultural and language needs, specifically during time of pandemic precautions.
  • Describe one of the regulatory drivers of language access and services.
  • Analyze relevant case studies in order to apply one strategy to address the cultural and language needs of patients, specifically those with substance use disorders.
  • Recognize two infrastructure elements needed to deliver culturally and linguistically appropriate services.
  • Identify two clinical areas and touch-points where language services are critical.
  • Explore collaborative solutions between providers and interpreting staff and name two.

Funding for this initiative was made possible by grant no. 6H79TI080816  and grant no. 5UR1TI080208-03 from SAMHSA. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government. 

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