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Culture and The Aging Population

1.5 NBCC CE hours are available for licensed mental health providers.

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About This Course

Culture becomes increasingly influential as individuals age, shaping their beliefs, values, and behaviors. This course explores the intersection of culture and aging, equipping therapists with the knowledge and skills needed to provide culturally sensitive care to older adult clients. Through a blend of theoretical concepts, case studies, and practical resources, participants will develop competency in assessment, treatment planning, and intervention within a cultural context.

Key Learning Objectives:

  1. Cultural Competence Model: Gain an understanding of the cultural competence model and explore your own individual cultural lenses. Learn how cultural awareness, knowledge, and skills contribute to providing effective care to diverse older adults.

  2. Aging Considerations and Diversity: Examine aging considerations through the lens of culture, diversity, and practice. Explore how cultural factors influence perceptions of aging, health beliefs, and help-seeking behaviors among older adults from diverse backgrounds.

  3. Culturally Sensitive Interventions: Learn to plan and implement culturally sensitive interventions and practices with diverse older adults. Discover strategies for fostering cultural humility, addressing cultural barriers, and promoting positive aging experiences.

Course Materials

  • Prerecorded Video 
  • Quiz 
  • Feedback Survey
  • Certificate of Completion*
*A passed quiz of at least 80% and a completed feedback survey required for certificate.