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Cultural Sensitivity in Engaging Families

1 CE Hour
Cultural Competency

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This course will culture the importance of assessing and working within the unique cultural makeup of Latino families.  There are some fundamental differences in the makeup of a Latino family in comparison with Anglo families.  As a professional, working within their makeup can reduce the shame of mental health issues and increase the opportunity for successful treatment and recovery.

Target Audience
  • Counselors
  • Addiction Counselors
  • Psychologists
  • Social Workers
Learning Objectives
  • Identify the difference between assimilation and acculturation and refugee, immigrant and asylum seekers.
  • List the ways Latino families may be misdiagnosed.
  • Identify the main principles in working with culturally diverse families.
  • List the components of cultural sensitivity.
Cultural Competency

This program has been approved 1.0 continuing education clock hours by the Louisiana Counseling Association as authorized by the Louisiana Professional Counselor Licensing Board of Examiners.

Addiction Counselors

This course has been approved by, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #198061, is responsible for all aspects of the programing. Counselor Skill Group: Counseling Services.


1.0 Credit – Click here to review Accreditation

Full Details: Learner Notification

Social Workers, #1766, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 03/31/2022 – 03/31/2025. Social workers completing this course receive 1 Cultural Competency continuing education credits.
ASWB ACE credit is not available in NY and NJ.

CE Policy and this educator have no conflicts of interest and have not received any commercial support for this program or its contents.
Ana Moreno

Ana Moreno, LMHC, MCAP, CIP, CAI, CDWF, ICADC is a therapist, interventionist, consultant and educator in Miami, FL. Ana is currently the Co-Founder of R & A Therapeutic Consultants, a Miami practice offering therapeutic consulting and interventions in both English and Spanish. She was the Co-Founder and Clinical Director of Family Recovery Specialists, an Intensive Outpatient Substance Abuse treatment program. Ana has been working in the mental health field for more than 18 years. She specializes in working with the families of those in recovery. Ms. Moreno enjoys utilizing her own multicultural background and upbringing to help guide families through the treatment and recovery process. She earned her undergraduate degree from Florida International University and her graduate degree from St. Thomas University. Ana is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, a Qualified Clinical Supervisor in the state of Florida, a Certified Intervention Professional and a Certified ARISE ® Interventionist. She is also a certified facilitator for The Daring Way ™ curriculum, a shame resilience approach effectively utilized in working with individuals recovering from substance use disorders. Ms. Moreno is a professional member of the Network of Independent Interventionists (NII).

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