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Tuesday
24
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Cultural Competence in Mental Healthcare

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Developing cultural competence is a process, not an endpoint. Features of a culturally competent health practitioner include understanding the concept of culture and how it can influence emotions. Clinicians must demonstrate a willingness to explore culture from the perspectives of those from diverse backgrounds while leveraging appropriate strategies for working with such individuals.

This presentation will outline a philosophy of awareness and individualization and how it can be an asset to quality care.