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Integrate DSM-5® Guidelines for Cultural Competencies in Your Practice

OUTLINE:

 

DSM- 5®: New guidelines for the integration of Cultural competencies

  • Cross-cultural variations in presentations
  • Cultural concepts of distress
  • 2 assessments and diagnostic protocols 
  • DSM-5® -cultural formulation
  • Cultural factors influencing patients’ perspectives of their symptoms and treatment options
  • Cultural genogram with families

Cultural Competencies in Mental health

  • A mindfulness-based approach to cultural competence
  • Acknowledge cultural differences: terms of reference, racism stereotypes
  • Understand your own culture(s) and ethnic influences—The Fabric of Rapport
  • Making cultural connections
  • Acquire knowledge & skills
  • View behavior within a cultural context

Ethics

  • Ethical Standards for culturally competent practice
  • Strategies for responding to the spectrum of professional practice and boundaries in cross cultural treatment 
  • Working with limited English proficiency and bi/multilingual clients
  • Ethics, Competence & Professional Practice Issues
  • Micro-aggressions in everyday life and the clinical setting 

Integrate Cultural Competencies into Practice

  • Engaging identities; transference and counter transference issues
  • Medications; use and belief systems
  • Innovative group therapies
  • Culture, somatic symptoms and related disorders
  • Grief and resilience across cultures
  • Consulting with traditional/indigenous practitioners & natural healers

 

OBJECTIVES:

 

  1. Explain new DSM- 5® criteria and cultural formulation.
  2. Implement strategies and techniques for multicultural competencies in your practice.
  3. Discover your personal stereotypes and preconceived notions about individuals with differing experiences, cultural orientations, and languages.
  4. Identify your cultural influences and use your knowledge to build rapport with diverse clients.
  5. Develop new levels of cultural comfort when differences exist between you and client.
Copyright : 10/23/2013

Ethics in an Age of Informality: Protecting Yourself When Boundaries Blur (Ethics Interviews)

Program Information

Outline

Countertransference: Probing the Heart of Our Ethical Dilemmas

  • The distinction between therapy and friendship.
  • The ethical issues of seeing clients in your home.
  • The use and benefits of the “Five Second Rule.”

Beyond Good Intentions: Positive Ethics with Difficult Clients

  • What the acronym BANJO stands for and how it serves as a foundation for ethical behavior.
  • The dangers of making ethical exceptions.
  • The pillars of “positive ethics.”

The Ethically Attuned Therapist

  • Negotiating dual relationships with clients.
  • The benefits of using consultation groups.
  • The rules of participating in client celebrations.

The Ambiguities of Ethical Practice: Defining Our Clinical Role and Its Limits

  • The ethical implications of using social media as a clinician.
  • The reasons for documenting clinical decisions.
  • How to recognize the differences between ethical and legal issues in clinical practice.

The Ethics of Online Therapy

  • The concept of online therapy and how it works.
  • Working with the Disinhibition Effect.
  • How to effectively screen clients for online therapy.

The Ethics of Self Disclosure

  • When it’s appropriate for a therapist to self-disclose with a client.
  • How self-disclosure can remove barriers in the therapist-client relationship.
  • When and how to respond to personal questions from clients.

Integrate DSM-5® Guidelines for Cultural Competencies in Your Practice

  • DSM- 5®: New guidelines for the integration of Cultural competencies
  • Cultural Competencies in Mental health
  • Ethics
  • Integrate Cultural Competencies into Practice

Objectives

  1. Explain the distinction between therapy and friendship.
  2. Explain the acronym BANJO as a foundation for ethical criteria.
  3. Describe how to negotiate dual relationships with clients.
  4. Explain the ethical implications of using social media as a clinician.
  5. Define the concept of online therapy and how it works.
  6. Identify when and how to respond to personal questions from clients.
  7. Explain new DSM- 5® criteria and cultural formulation.
  8. Discover your personal stereotypes and preconceived notions about individuals with differing experiences, cultural orientations, and languages.
  9. Identify your cultural influences and use your knowledge to build rapport with diverse clients.

Copyright : 07/12/2013