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Conversations about culture and identity
This class uncovers how our cultural identities and experiences shape the way we make meaning of the world and relate to others. Outcomes are usually improved when services are adapted to a person’s cultural needs and preferences. As such, effective workers can skillfully navigate cultural conversations, and form sustainable working relationships with the people they support. This training looks at practical strategies for learning about an individual within the context of their culture. One of the specific strategies is the DSM 5 Cultural Formulation tool.
Define culture, social location, and cultural humility
Explore unacknowledged cultural differences and power differentials
Consider how culturally responsive care can be used to address disparities
Review strategies for asking about a person’s cultural identity and influences
MN Board of Social Work
1.5 CEUs (CEP-275)