Total CE Credit Hours: 1.5
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/102779
About the Course:
This article examines the barriers to substance abuse treatment among Latinos vs whites and other groups based on in-depth qualitative interviews. Attitudes toward Specialty Treatment, perceived controls, cultural factors, perceived efficacy, recovery goals, perceived treatment need, subjective norms, stigma, lack of social support, and logistical barriers, were studied among these groups.
This course is based on the reading-based online article, Understanding Barriers to Specialty Substance Abuse Treatment Among Latinos created by Miguel Pinedo, PhD, Sarah Zemore, PhD, and Shannon Rogers, MPH in 2018.
Course Material Authors
Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.
Acknowledge the lack of treatment seeking in Latinos vs other groups.
Identify the perceptions, attitudes and cultural factors in this group that pose treatment barriers.
Summarize ways in which to better engage this population in treatment.
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