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Cultural Competency

Cultural Competency


with Various Instructors

Calendar Next available session starts Jun 11, 2024 at 9:30 am

This course provides participants a foundation for applying a culturally competent framework to both their professional and personal lives. Our training includes three modules: an introductory module, one on learning to understand our own culture and how we see the world, and finally a module learning how culture impacts our communication styles.

At the conclusion of this training, participants will be able to:

  1. Define cultural and linguistic competency and related terms.
  2. List three compelling reasons why cultural and linguistic competency is important to behavioral health and primary care in reducing health disparities and advancing health equity.
  3. Describe the intersection among culture, world views, social determinants of health.
  4. Develop cultural self-awareness and examine our own mental models about people who may experience life in ways that differ from their own.
  5. Describe various models specific to identity and cultural competency development and its application to various contexts.
  6. Explore their own communication style and understand how culture influences communication.
  7. Identify various communication styles and communication barriers.


Who should attend?
Behavioral Health Professionals
Healthcare Professionals
Peer Coaches 

Please note: You will receive information for the Zoom link within 48 hours of the training date.

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