Wyoming Cultural Competence in Mental Health Practice


About the Course

This course consists of:
  • Explain three strategies to strengthen communication in a multicultural setting.
  • Describe three methods to avoid becoming "affectively charged" and build cultural competence.
  • List strategies to create cultural awareness and competence in therapeutic intervention.
  • Discuss four common cultural missteps and three strategies for remediation.
  • Identify two forms of cultural competence self-assessment.
  • Explain the continuum of cultural competence and progress toward proficiency.
  • Discuss the impact of multicultural competence on the supervisory relationship.

About the Author

Kathryn Brohl, LMFT

Kathryn Brohl, LMFT, a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, has worked in for-profit and non-profit social services for over thirty-five years.  Author of six books that include two best sellers, and the first book in the U.S. for parents of molested children, Ms. Brohl has lectured and key-noted on trauma-informed care and other work-related topics throughout the US, Canada, and Australia.  She has been an administrator, consultant, trainer, private practitioner, and front-line worker, and has been interviewed in national periodicals such as USA Today, Parents' Magazine, Children's Voice, as well as The Washington Post, Miami Herald, and Florida Times-Union.  Ms. Brohl has written and implemented several start-up programs during her career, that include a large child welfare system, intensive outpatient, and mental health programs, to name a few.

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