CALD 10 - Working in a Mental Health Context with CALD Children and Adolescents
We recommend this course to those who have fundamental mental health knowledge. Before proceeding to enrol please ensure you have completed the CALD 1 Culture & Cultural Competency face to face or online course.
- 4 hours (CME/CNE/MOPS accredited) face-to-face training.
- 4 hours (CME/CNE/MOPS accredited) online learning
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.
I very rarely rate course this highly. I am very impressed by content and presentation.
The booklet and resource are great. The cultural assessment tools and guidelines were useful.
Very relevant to my practice, helpful tools and explanations were easy to relate to and understand.
Highly recommended supplementary HTML Online Resources can be accessed via the eCALD® account:
- Ayurvedic Medicine [Video] - Pre-requisites CALD 1 and 2
- Working with Religious Diversity [Supplement] - Pre-requisite CALD 1
- Working with CALD Families - Disability Awareness [Supplement] - Pre-requisites CALD 1, 2, 3, 4 and 8
- Working with Asian Mental Health Clients [Supplement] - Pre-requisite CALD 1
- Working with Middle Eastern and African Mental Health Clients [Supplement] - Pre-requisite CALD 1
- CALD Family Violence Resource for Health Practitioners Working with Asian, Middle Eastern and African clients [Supplement] - Pre-requisite CALD 1
- CALD Older People Resource for Health Providers Working with Asian, Middle Eastern and African older people [Supplement] - Pre-requisite CALD 1
- Maternal Health for CALD Women Resource for Health Providers Working with Asian, Middle Eastern and African women [Supplement] - Pre-requisite CALD 1
Other highly recommended PDF downloadable supplementary resources are available under the Cross-Cultural Resources section: