Bringing Recovery to Diverse Populations

COM HLT X 470.4

This course explores the fundamental impact of cross-cultural counseling of substance abuse and dependent individuals.

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Fall
Remote Instruction
Starting at $705.00
As few as 12 weeks
4.0

What you can learn.

  • Define the impact of race, gender, age, sexual orientation, and other socio-economic factors on the development and progression of alcohol/drug problems
  • Examine commonly encountered cultural obstacles to traditional chemical dependency counseling
  • Identify new ways to culturally enrich existing counseling services and when to refer to alternative culturally specific treatment programs

About this course:

This course provides exposure to the fundamentals of cross-cultural counseling of substance-abusing and dependent individuals. The cultural impact of race, nationality, gender, age, sexual orientation, religion, and socio-economic status on the development and progression of substance use disorders is explored. In addition, commonly encountered cultural obstacles to traditional chemical dependency counseling are examined. Suggestions are offered on how to culturally enrich existing counseling services and when to refer to alternative culturally specific treatment programs. This course also explores clinical aspects and current trends in the prevention and treatment of such diseases as tuberculosis; hepatitis A, B, and C; and HIV/AIDS. Topics include current issues in epidemiology, psychosocial issues and strategies to help clients, treatment planning for the whole person (not just the disease), culturally competent intervention, harm reduction strategies, and special counseling needs of HIV and other critically ill patients.

Fall 2021 Schedule

Date & Time
Details
Format
 
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Wednesday, Thursday 6:30PM - 9:30PM PT
Available
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Instructor: Toni Sue Kells
381917
Fee:
$705.00
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Location: Online
ENROLL BY: Sep 23, 2021
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Notes

No meetings November 11 & 25, 2021.

Required course in the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counseling Certificate. Restricted course; call (310) 825-7093 for permission to enroll. Web enrollments automatically generate a "Permission to Enroll" request.

Visitors not permitted. Enrollment deadline: September 30, 2021. Materials required. 

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 06, 2021
Course Requirements
(Optional) Book: Ethnicity and Family Therapy
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Thu Sep 23, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Sep 30, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Oct 7, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Oct 14, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Oct 21, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Oct 28, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Nov 4, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Nov 11, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Nov 18, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Nov 24, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Nov 25, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Dec 2, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Dec 9, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online

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