Cultural Competency Skills for Psychologists, Psychotherapists, and Counselling Professionals: A Workbook for Caring Across Cultures by Earle WaughCultural Competency Skills for Psychologists, Psychotherapists, and Counselling Professionals: A Workbook for Caring Across Cultures by Earle Waugh

Cultural Competency Skills for Psychologists, Psychotherapists, and Counselling Professionals: A…

byEarle Waugh, Olga Szafran, Jean A.C. Triscott

Book & Toy | February 10, 2016

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Build your intercultural communication skills to ensure the best possible patient outcomes. Includes DVD with dramatizations of realistic health-care scenarios.

Cultural Competency Skills for Psychologists, Psychotherapists, and Counselling Professionals teaches techniques for meeting the challenges of working with culturally diverse patients and their families. The skills professionals and students acquire through using this workbook will improve their communication and problem-solving abilities when working across cultures. The workbook provides eight learning modules based on realistic health-care scenarios, along with exercises and self-assessment tools.

Earle Waugh, PhD, Director of the Centre for Health and Culture, Department of Family Medicine, University of Alberta. Olga Szafran, MHSA, Associate Director of Research, Department of Family Medicine, University of Alberta. Jean A.C. Triscott, MD, Professor and Director of the Division of Care of the Elderly, Department of Family Medi...
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Title:Cultural Competency Skills for Psychologists, Psychotherapists, and Counselling Professionals: A…Format:Book & ToyDimensions:216 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 0.53 inPublished:February 10, 2016Publisher:Brush EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1550596527

ISBN - 13:9781550596526

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Table of Contents

Introduction
Diversity: A reality for all counselling professionals
Understanding culture
The importance of cultural competency training
Communicating across cultures
Tools to building a cultural competency bridge
The Health Professional’s Self-Assessment of Cultural Competency (HPSACC) Questionnaire (psychology version)
Developing cultural understanding (BRIDGES tool)
Intercultural communication (LEARN Model)
Tips for cultural communication
Life-long learning

Modules and Films for Skill Development
Introduction to the Modules
Module 1: Cultural roles in mental health
Module 2: Cultural issues in obtaining consent
Module 3: Cultural issues in compliance
Module 4: Language diversity in health care
Review of Modules 1–4: Testing cultural understanding
Module 5: Cultural dimensions in counselling
Module 6: Generational views on personal directives
Module 7: Challenging cultural norms
Module 8: Cultural influence in family decision making
Review of Modules 5–8: Testing cultural understanding
Final evaluation: Cultural issues in end-of-life care
Evaluating cultural competence
Study notes
Appendices
Key to Appendices
Appendix A: Muslim cultural perspectives
Appendix B: Aboriginal cultural perspectives
Appendix C: Francophone cultural perspectives
Appendix D: Chinese cultural perspectives
Appendix E: Sikh cultural perspectives
Appendix F: Hispanic cultural perspectives
Appendix G: Southeast Asian/Cambodian cultural perspectives

Editorial Reviews

Doody Review: 4 Stars, 94/100 The workbook does a good job of detailing the practical considerations of providing help to clients from different cultures. - Gary Kaniuk, PsyD, Cermak Health Services