Total CE Credit Hours: 1
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/103155
About the Course:
This Intervention model is based on the fundamental role that culture and Indigenous knowledge plays in community intervention in American Indian and Alaska Native (AIAN) communities. The intervention starts by first defining community or complex interventions and then critically examining ways culture is translated into health interventions addressing AIAN disparities in existing programs and research initiatives. By describing an Indigenous intervention based in the cultural logic of its contexts, as developed by Alaska Native communities, the Yup’ik co-authors and knowledge keepers provide critical and theoretical perspectives and understandings to the overall narrative, constructing from their Indigenous knowledge system, an argument that culture is, in itself, prevention.
This course is based on the reading-based online, The Qasgiq Model As an Indigenous Intervention: created by Stacy M. Rasmus, PhD, et al. in 2019.
Publication Date:Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol. 2019 January ; 25(1): 44–54. January, 2019
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Course Material Authors authored the material only, and were not involved in creating this CE course. They are identified here for your own evaluation of the relevancy of the material this course is based on.
Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists, and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
- Describe the role culture and Indigenous knowledge (IK) occupy within community intervention in American Indian and Alaska Native (AIAN) communities.
- Discuss the concept of culture, with a particular emphasis on the foundational role of Indigenous knowledge (IK) within community intervention in AIAN communities.
- Examine ways culture is translated into health interventions addressing AIAN disparities through a review of existing programs and research initiatives.
- Describe an Indigenous intervention based in the cultural logic of its contexts, as developed by one group of Alaska Native communities
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