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Practical Guide to the Provision of Behavioral Health Services for American Indians and Alaska Natives - Tip 61 Part 1 Chapter 1

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About the Course:

The course examines cultural competence in behavioral and substance abuse treatment in American Indian and Alaska Native populations. It includes: choosing a path for your learning journey, beginning in the east-the direction of cultural knowledge, moving to the south-the direction of cultural awareness and competence, continuing west-cultural perspective on behavioral health, and arriving in the north-the direction of culturally specific and responsive skills and practice.

This course is based on the reading-based online article, Practical Guide to the Provision of Behavioral Health Services for American Indians and Alaska Natives – Tip 61 Part 1 Chapter 1 created by SAMHSA in 2018.

Publication Date:

2018

Course Material Author

SAMHSA

Course Creator

David M. Lutkemeier

David Lutkemeier holds a BA degree in psychology, a master’s degree in developmental psychology, and a doctorate degree from the University of Cincinnati in Special Education and Psychology. He is certified as a psychologist by the Arizona Board of Psychologist Examiners, as well as holding public school superintendent certification in Arizona and California. Dr. Lutkemeier has worked as an assistant professor at Arizona State University, a school psychologist, special education director, assistant superintendent, and superintendent in both Arizona and California. David, working as a consultant with a national curriculum management group (CMSi) has completed over two dozen comprehensive district-wide curriculum audits in 15 states over the past 20 years and has worked as a test developer for CE Learning Systems for the past ten years.

Recommended For:

Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Acknowledge the vastly difference traditional native cultures from mainstream culture.

  2. Identify appropriate approaches and practices.

  3. Summarize the providers connection to their own culture and how it differs and impacts the therapeutic relationship.

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Course Number 102987
6 credit hours
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