CALD 1+4 - Cultural Competency & Working with Interpreters

CALD 1+4 - Cultural Competency & Working with Interpreters
  • 4.5 hours (CME/CNE/MOPS accredited) face-to-face training.

It is expected that participants enrolling into this course, must have the basic mental health knowledge and have completed the following pre-requisite or recommended course(s):

This course is intended for health professionals working in secondary care, primary care or NGO sector who is currently providing mental health services to or who is planning/anticipating to working with culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) migrant and refugee children and adolescents from Asian, Middle Eastern and African backgrounds.

The aim of this course is to provide strategies for managing cross-cultural interactions, screening, assessment, treatment and interventions when working with CALD children, adolescents and families in a mental health context.

Participants completing this course will:

  • Become aware of the importance of a culturally oriented approach and of being culturally competent.
  • Have a better understanding of the issues surrounding mental health practice with CALD children, adolescents and their families.
  • Gain skills to develop rapport with CALD families.
  • Gain skills in cross-cultural clinical assessment and screening.
  • Develop skills in intervening with CALD families.

On completing this course you will develop skills to engage with CALD children, adolescents and families; will have better knowledge of intergenerational and CALD sensitive issues and the impact these have on screening, diagnosis and treatment outcome and gain tools and skills for cross-cultural engagement, assessment, intervention and treatment.

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