This 4 hour training will establish a foundation of knowledge, attitudes, and skills needed for participants to interact effectively with patients/clients of diverse backgrounds. This training targets people working or studying in the health or human services field and is tailored for participants at a range of educational levels. The training approach utilized in the curriculum is participatory, and utilizes a variety of training methods, each selected for its effectiveness in teaching about a particular topic or facilitating the development of a specific skill.
|8:00—8:30||Registration and light refreshments|
|8:30—10:30||Cultural Competence and Its Elements|
|Level of Ethnic Identity & Acculturation|
|Sex Role Socialization|
|10:45—12:45||Religious & Spiritual Influences|
|Working Cross Culturally|
|Utilizing the Resources of the Church in the U.S|
|How to work within a Church Context|
At the end of this program, participants will be able to
Maria del Mar Farina, LICSW
Assistant Director of Field Education and an Adjunct Professor, at Smith College, School for Social Work
Assistant Professor at Westfield State University, Social Work Department
Location: BCC, 1350 West Street, Pittsfield
Date: Saturday, September 29, 2018 / 8:30 – 12:45 p.m.
Fees: $45 per person / $45 per certificate