Cultural Elements in Treating Addiction in Latino Populations

$6.00 | CE Hours:2.00 | Intermediate

CEU Course Description

This course is based upon a guide that was written for counselors treating clients from Latino cultures. It's purpose is to help counselors and therapists improve their skills in response to treatment challenges working with Latinos. The approach taken is to highlight key similarities and differences in cultural beliefs, attitudes and practices commonly seen among Latino clients.

Article Author:  Rafaela Robles EdD, CBHATTC, Wanda Rodriguez JD, LLM, CBHATTC, and Maria del Mar Garcia MSW, MPH, CBHATTC
Exam writer:  Patricia Hocking-Walker, M.S. (Psychology)

CEU Course Objectives

1. Describe how cultural change affects Latinos and their drug use.

2. Discuss the stigma found in Latino families in relation to Latina addicts.

3. Explain the problems by the Latino population in accessing recovery resources.

4. Describe the approaches to integrating culture into therapy with the Latino population.

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Added On: 2013-08-09

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