Course Detail: AD2016 - Counseling Special Populations And Cultural Competence

This course will cover Comprehensive exploration of "Special populations" as defined by race; minority/protected status; ethnicity; gender/identity; religion; legal status; age; and/or other status (specific to veterans, trauma survivors, criminal justice-involved, sexual orientation, domestic violence, co-occurring disorders or other disabilities). The specific SUD prevention/treatment needs of particular populations, the different patient feelings and behaviors that may result from their respective culture including those about substance use and treatment compliance. In-depth discussion on cultural considerations as they relate to resources available for diverse populations and development of the skills necessary to effectively counsel individuals in those populations.25 Hrs. Social Work Credit

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