Culturally Competent Mental Health Practice With Refugee Populations - PSY16

Culturally Competent Mental Health Practice With Refugee Populations

by Caleb Kim, PhD and Aimee Hilado, LCSW, PhD
PSY16
(4.3 / 15 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Psychology (1.00 CE Credit)

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Summary:

A refugee is defined as a person who “owing to a well-founded fear of being persecuted for reasons of race, religion, nationality, membership of a particular social group, or political opinion, is outside the country of his nationality, and is unable to or, owing to such fear, is unwilling to avail himself of the protection of that country.” In 2011, the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees estimated that 15.2 million refugees, including 4.8 million Palestinian refugees, exist in the world. Practitioners must understand the experiences of trauma-exposed refugee populations and their related mental health issues as well as their socio-cultural-economic needs.

Objectives:

The purpose of this mental health of refugees continuing education program is to help social workers and psychologists understand the experiences of trauma-exposed refugee populations and their related mental health issues as well as socio-cultural-economic needs. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Discuss the experiences of trauma-exposed refugees and their respective mental health issues as well as socio-cultural-economic needs
  • Review common mental health symptoms and disorders among refugee populations
  • Examine current models of intervention and cultural considerations in clinical practice

 
Approval Information
 
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including psychologists and social workers.
 
Psychologists: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
 
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at www.continuingeducation.com. If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at cedirect.continuingeducation.com and search for this topic title.
 
OnCourse Learning is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. OnCourse Learning maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
 
Instructional level: Advanced
 
Target audience: Psychologists

Course Originally Released on: 9/25/2013
Date of Most Recent Review: 9/26/2013
Course Termination/Update Date: 9/25/2016

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. OnCourse Learning guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

Please see CE Course Instructions to learn how to earn CE credit for this module.

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George H - Georgetown, TX  ·  Apr 30, 2017
course is not specific enough to be very clinically useful.
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David A - Lincoln, MA  ·  Apr 09, 2017
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KAREN H - San Antonio, TX  ·  Apr 05, 2017
This course was a reminder of the obstacles refugee populations face when adjusting. The course pointed out through the vignette and course information, Disorders and interventions that may be helpful in keeping current with cultural competence.
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Steven H - Evans, CO  ·  Jan 29, 2017
Important information, especially currently
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vincent e - Alexandria , LA  ·  Dec 27, 2016
the quick taking and scoring is great but the material does not match my experiences with refugees in that they do not come for services as readily nor is any western system particularly effective including psychoanalysis
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