Cultural Competence Video
An overview of priciples of cultural competence presented by Robert S. Wright. Learn more about Robert @ www.robertswright.ca
Kamaldeep Bhui Introduces the MSc Courses Transcultural Mental Health and Psychological Therapies
Professor Kamaldeep Bhui Introduces the MSc Courses Transcultural Mental Health and Psychological Therapies. Professor Bhui is the course director and has run this course for a number of years. The course grow in size year after year. Transcultural mental health has become more and more relevant in recent times and this course is unique in its understanding of those issues. The course has a UK and International programme and a lot of attention has been paid to developing the distance learning for both of these courses.
Arthur Kleinman on Caregiving
Until 2003, life had treated doctor and professor Arthur Kleinman well. He was widely respected professionally, and he and his wife, Joan, a China scholar, had a happy marriage, with grown children and grandchildren. But then Joan Kleinman developed a form of Alzheimer’s disease that brought both dementia and blindness. Arthur Kleinman became her caregiver. “You cannot understand caregiving unless you do it,” says doctor and professor Arthur Kleinman. “Acts of caregiving come as close to what I think religion is as I could name.”
Why Cultural Competence is an Imperative for 21st Century Graduates
The Office of Equity, Diversity and Community Relations (EDC) hosts a townhall meeting with the University community to discuss the necessity of cultural competence skills for today’s college graduates. Features, Rick Anicetti, Eric Watson, and other members of EDC’s Corporate Advisory Partners (CAPs) group.
Kwame McKenzie: Diversity and Mental Health
How do different cultures approach mental health?
Migration, Culture & Mental Health
Accessibility Of Mental Health Care For Migrant & Ethnic Minority Communities.
Do we really understand the circumstantial and cultural differences that can impact on mental health?
Refugees and asylum seekers often experience a range of mental health problems as a result of personal histories and experiences both in their country of origin and in Britain. Conditions, such as post-traumatic stress disorder, may be more prevalent among refugees and access to counselling is often overlooked. There are also particular issues within individual ethnic minority communities including cultural differences and beliefs that can make access to mental health care more difficult.
Developing Cultural Competency
In this video Dr. Bellatin examines the importance of an individual’s positive regard and respect for others, a person’s openness, flexibility, and desire to learn as it relates to the development of cultural competency in human service providers.