Enhancing Cultural Competency


Enhancing Cultural Competency


3 Hour

Cultural diversity is discussed, including the definitions of culture and diversity. Participants will gain knowledge on the importance of cultural competency, cultural awareness and its application to prevention. 
Objectives are:
1) Understand what culture is and why it is important
2) Understand cultural competence and why it is importance
3) Apply cultural competence and awareness to the prevention field and how to enhance current skills.

Hogan, M. (2012). The four skills of cultural diversity competence. Cengage Learning.
National Center for Cultural Competence of Georgetown University(2015)     http://gucchd.georgetown.edu/nccc/
National Technical Assistance Center for State Mental Health Planning (Davis, 1997)


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