Providing Culturally Responsive Care to Asian Immigrants

Providing Culturally Responsive Care to Asian Immigrants

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The purpose of this course is to expand the level of awareness and knowledge base of practitioners in providing culturally relevant, sensitive, and responsive mental health and health services to immigrant populations, specifically Asian immigrants in the United States. 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. Describe the demographic shifts and factors that have influenced the need for culturally competent health and mental health services.
2. Discuss some of the historical forces that impacted the helping fields in moving toward the examination of culture and diversity.
3. Define the terms culture, race, ethnicity, assimilation, and acculturation.
4. Discuss the major immigration histories and demographic characteristics of Asian American immigrants.
5. Describe the prevalence or scope of different types of psychiatric disorders in the Asian immigrant community.
6. Discuss how culture influences concepts of mental illness and beliefs about the causes of mental illness.
7. Identify factors that play a role in the process of Asian immigrants' help-seeking decisions.
8. Describe various healthcare needs in the Asian immigrant community.
9. Discuss the role of culture in affecting health beliefs and practices among Asian immigrants.
10. Identify components of culturally sensitive communication skills.
11. List characteristics of culturally sensitive assessment.
12. Discuss cultural factors that affect the informed consent process with Asian immigrants.
13. Discuss guidelines in working with interpreters.

This 10-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: 2940161305225
Publisher: NetCE
Publication date: 12/01/2018
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 671,805
File size: 323 KB

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