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510.T Cultural Competence to Reduce Health Disparities

This course highlights and explores the needs of addiction service professionals working with culturally diverse individuals, organizations, and communities. The participants will be able to understand the role behavioral health disparities, cultural competency, and health equity in clinical settings and will learn proven techniques and strategies for engagement. The training includes
didactic as well as interactive exercises designed to
engage participants and elicit their input.
•Define health disparities, health equity, and cultural competence, and their connection to SUDs treatment and
recovery supports;
•Understand the importance of addressing health disparities;
•Identify barriers to addressing health disparities;
•Identify starting points/action steps to address health disparities at the individual and/or organizational
level; and
•Name at least 3 resources available for addressing Cultural and Linguistic competence.

Starts: Jun. 5, 2018 12:00 am
Ends: Jun. 5, 2018 12:00 am
Registration Deadline
June 5, 2018
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