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This module aims to provide a critical cultural understanding and the application of cultural awareness, knowledge, sensitivity and skills when working with culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) Asian, Middle Eastern, Latin American, African and European communities to achieve culturally safe, equitable and responsive outcomes.
On completing this course, you will have developed new skills, behaviours and attitudes required for working with the diverse migrant and refugee communities from Asian, Middle Eastern, Latin American, African and European backgrounds in a mental health and addiction context. You will be able to recognise the inequities experienced by these communities and how to address them. You will gain ways to engage with these communities that recognise cultural differences, acculturation, intergenerational conflicts and other sensitive issues.
The following key topics are covered:
At the end of the module, you should be able to:
This programme is recommended for the mental health and addiction workforce working in hospitals, specialist services, primary care, and non-governmental organisations.