The DSM-5® has changed the cultural criteria in both assessment and treatment of mental health. Integrating these new approaches is essential to ethical and competent practice. Watch this seminar with expert Dr. Jose Vasquez, and you will learn how to incorporate the new DSM-5® criteria and adapt evidence-based models in a culturally sensitive context. By identifying cultural influences and breaking down stereotypes and biases, you can build a stronger rapport with your diverse clients and achieve better therapeutic outcomes.
You will develop the skills to:
Using case examples, exercises, and plenty of humor, Dr. Vasquez will help deepen your cultural mindfulness in the clinical setting. You will leave feeling confident dealing with diverse clients and better equipped to overcome the challenging demands of cultural competence.
|Manual (5.8 MB)||60 Pages||Available after Purchase|
Jose F. Vasquez, Ph.D., Psy.D., LMHC , maintains a private practice in West Olympia and Tacoma, Washington. Dr. Vasquez has provided mental health services to families of all races and cultural background for the last 20 years. He is committed to delivering high-quality mental health and crime victim services to those who need help regardless of cultural background, ethnicity, religious belief, or social status.
Dr. Vasquez earned his doctorate degree in psychology from California Southern University, his Ph.D. in human services from Capella University and a Master’s degree in marriage, family and child therapy from the Phillips Graduate Institute in Chatsworth, California. In addition, Dr. Vasquez has presented at national conferences and to general audiences on the topics of juvenile delinquency, cross-cultural issues for mental health clinicians, sexual assault and traumatic brain injury (TBI), and minority counseling issues. He is also a contracted cross-cultural issues trainer for the University of WA.
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DSM- 5®: New Guidelines for the Integration of Cultural Competencies
Culture and Ethnicity in the United States
Cultural Competencies in Mental Health
Ethics, Competence & Professional Practice Issues
Language and Religious Considerations
Interventions and Therapeutic Concerns Across Cultures
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