Meanings of Menopause: Cultural Considerations

Meanings of Menopause: Cultural Considerations

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The purpose of this course is to provide social workers, counselors, and healthcare providers with an understanding of the multifaceted attitudes toward aging, sexuality, and gender roles so they may provide culturally competent and sensitive interventions targeted to the unique psychosocial issues confronted by menopausal women. In addition, members of the public may use this course to enhance their personal knowledge of the subject matter presented.

Upon completion of this course, you should be able to:

1. Define terms related to the psychosocial construction of meanings of menopause.
2. Discuss the historical evolution of how menopause has been constructed and defined.
3. Identify societal beliefs about women and aging, life transitions, menopause, social and cultural roles, body image, and sexuality and reproduction.
4. Analyze different models of explaining and defining menopause.
5. Discuss the role of culture, race, and ethnicity in women's experiences with and attitudes toward menopause.
6. Identify clinical and practice implications in working with women who are going through menopause.

This 5-hour continuing education course is available for download for professional development; if continuing education credit is desired, please see instructions included in eBook.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940156791460
Publisher: NetCE
Publication date: 11/01/2016
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 485,876
File size: 250 KB

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