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Cultural Competence in Behavioral Health, Research, and Practice (Carlow University)

25 Feb 2020
3:10 pm

Cultural Competence in Behavioral Health, Research, and Practice (Carlow University)

Description

Cultural competency is a recognized and popular approach to improving the provision of health care to racial/ethnic minority groups in the community with the aim of reducing racial/ethnic health disparities. The aim of this systematic presentation is to gather and synthesize existing research studies and practical experiences in the field to form a comprehensive understanding of the current evidence base that can guide future interventions and research in Behavioral Health and Human Services.

Learning Objective

1. Define cultural competence and related terminology.
2. Evaluating ourselves; Disparities in health status; Access to health care; and, Quality a key to future success.
3. How to implement Cultural Services; and, How to close the Gap/Development of Competency.