Center for the Application of Substance Abuse Technologies|
University of Nevada, Reno
Health Promotion in Diverse Cultural Communities:
This material is designed for professionals who are highly motivated to gain in-depth knowledge about approaching and working with cultural communities different from his/her own.
To increase the level of knowledge and obtain new tools to work effectively with diverse cultural communities and to create and/or implement a plan to begin work with another culture.
Objectives (6 hours; when choosing Option A only)
1. Gather the appropriate and useful background information for specific cultural communities as a first step in community outreach.
*Additional Objectives (20 hours; when choosing Option B)
Upon completion of Option B, participants will be able to (in addition to Option A objectives):
4. Discuss the cultural context of the community with which they are working, including historical, economic, political, traditional, medical, diet, and religion issues.
Kris Gabrielsen, M.P.H., C.P.S.