Cultural Competency to Reduce Health Disparities: Techniques and Strategies in Clinical Settings

Date: February 6, 2020 Price: $70.00 Time: 9:00am-4:00pm CEUs: 6.0 Class Type: Classroom
Level: All Levels Instructor: Haner Hernandez, Ph.D., CPS, CADCII, LADCI Domain(s): 1,2,6,9,14,15 Domain Chart

This training is being offered by:

 The Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals, The Substance Use and Mental Health Leadership Council of RI and The New England Addiction Technology Transfer Center 


This course is designed to highlight and explore the needs of addiction service professionals working with culturally diverse individuals, organizations, and communities. Participants will be able to understand the role of behavioral health disparities, cultural competency, and health equity in clinical settings and will learn proven techniques and strategies for engagement. The training will include didactic as well as interactive exercises designed to engage participants and elicit their input. 

Continuing Education Credits:

Social Worker CEUs: This training has been approved by the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) for 6.0 continuing education credits.

Chemical Dependency Professionals CEUsThis training has been approved by the RI Certification Board for 6.0 continuing education credits (The RICB is an IC&RC affiliate).

Mental Health Counselors CEUsThis training has been approved by the RI Mental Health Counselors Association for 6.0 continuing education credits. 

Certified Peer Recovery Specialist CEUs: This training has been approved by the RI Certification Board for 6.0 continuing education credits (The RICB is an IC & RC affiliate).

Please Note: A pre-test is required to be taken before the training. In order to receive a training certificate, each participant must complete a post-test, and training evaluation within ten (10) days of completing the training.  Instructions will be provided to the email address that you register with. Thank you.