Friday's Progress Notes - March 16, 2001
Mental Health Information - Vol. 5 Issue 6
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1. Understanding diverse cultures to improve patient care
2. Multicultural competence and counselor training
3. Guidelines for providing care to diverse populations
4. Cultural competence compendium
5. Psychological well-being of immigrant youth
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- Multiple Dimensions of Culture in the Treatment of Adolescents and Their Families
- Culture Counts: The Influence of Culture and Society on Mental Health, Mental Illness
- HIPAA Made Friendly: How To Become Compliant
- Ethical and Legal Issues in Psychotherapy
- Diagnosing and Treating Co-Dependence
- Brief CBT in the Treatment of Substance Abuse
- Brief Strategic Family Therapy for Adolescent Drug Abuse
- Alcohol Problems in Intimate Relationships
- Motivational Interviewing as a Counseling Style
- Treating Difficult Adolescents
- Adolescent Girls: Development and Treatment Issues
- Suicide Assessment and Intervention
- Supervision: Issues in Clinical Supervision
- PTSD: Treating Adults, Adolescents, and Children
- Eating Disorders, Obesity, and Other Eating-Related Problems
In January many of you participated in a set of surveys about online learning. We received some excellent feedback, and we thank you for your participation. I'd also like to take this opportunity to announce the two Palm Pilot winners: Laura Sutherland, a graduate student in counseling psychology from Oakland, CA, and Terese Finitzo, PhD, from Dallas, TX.
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John L. Miller, MD
1. AMERICAN FAMILY PHYSICIAN
Understanding patients' diverse cultures -- their values,
traditions, history and institutions -- is integral to eliminating
health care disparities and providing high-quality patient care.
2. KNOWLEDGE EXCHANGE NETWORK
Cultural Competence in Serving Children and Adolescents
Culturally competent service providers are aware and respectful of the importance of the values, beliefs, traditions, customs, and parenting styles of the people they serve.
3. AMERICAN PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION
APA Guidelines for Providers of Psychological Services
to Ethnic, Linguistic, and Culturally Diverse Populations
Psychological service providers need a sociocultural framework
to consider diversity of values, interactional styles, and
cultural expectations in a systematic fashion.
4. AMERICAN MEDICAL NEWS
Cultural Competency Critical in Elder Care
The need to address disparities in treatment and diagnosis of Alzheimer's and other age-related diseases increases as the percentage of minorities in the elderly population increases.
5. NATIONAL ACADEMY PRESS
Psychological Well-Being and Educational Achievement
Among Immigrant Youth
This chapter explores the social-psychological costs
to those who migrate to other cultures.
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