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The term, “I don’t see color” is often used by individuals to describe their views on diversity but this phrase can be detrimental in therapeutic settings when treating persons of color. The ability for providers to “see” color allows for the development of culturally competent programming and the critical factor of developing a therapeutic alliance. Data shows that racial and ethnic minority groups are likely to experience limited access and poor engagement in substance use disorder treatment. “Seeing color” allows providers to acknowledge and address the complexity of barriers and issues facing individuals and families in need of mental health and substance use disorder treatment.
This workshop provides an overview of the prevalent issues impacting substance abuse disorders among marginalized and underserved communities, and presents information to help providers to understand cultural issues relevant to treating persons of color and examine how programs can develop processes to monitor and access efforts to incorporate cultural competency.
- Addiction Counselors
- Social Workers
- Analyze current epidemiological data on substance use disorder treatment for racial and ethnic groups and identify at least two prevalent issues impacting treatment.Specify at least 3 ways that cultural competence enhances proficiency in clinical skills, programmatic development and administrative practices.Identify the four core competencies providers must have to effectively serve diverse patients, families and communities.
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.
This course has been approved by TPN.health, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #198061, TPN.health is responsible for all aspects of the programing.
Continuing Education (CE) credits for psychologists are provided through the co-sponsorship of the American Psychological Association (APA) Office of Continuing Education in Psychology (CEP). The APA CEP Office maintains responsibility for the content of the programs. 1.0 hours. Click here to review AMEDCO Accreditation
As a Jointly Accredited Organization, Amedco 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 under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Amedco maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 1.0 GENERAL continuing education credits. Click here to review Click here to review AMEDCO Accreditation
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