Promoting Culturally Competent Patient-Centered Care in the VA: Findings from Mental Health Provider Focus Groups

Learning objectives

  • Gain an understanding of common challenges that mental health providers may experience when exploring the socio-cultural identities of their patients
  • Discuss themes that emerged from interdisciplinary staff focus groups regarding provision of culturally competent care
  • Learn skills to help patients feel comfortable discussing various aspects of their socio-cultural identities in mental health treatment
  • Learn about the DSM-5 Cultural Formation interview as a tool for clinical assessment and case formulation

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CEUs offered for psychologists

The San Francisco VA Medical Center (SFVAMC) Mental Health Service is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists (#2654-61238882).  SFVAMC maintains responsibility for this program and its contents.  This activity is offered for one and a half (1.5) hours of CE.
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Sponsored by the SFVAHCS Psychology Diversity Committee

Monday, May 1 at 8:30am to 10:00am

SF VA Medical Center, Auditorium (Bldg. 7, Room 112)
4150 Clement Street, San Francisco, CA 94121

Event Type

Lecture/Seminar, Panel Discussion

Affiliation

School of Medicine, UCSF Medical Center

Audience

Students, Postdocs, Faculty

Campus

SF VA Medical Center

Department/Group

Department of Psychiatry

Contact Info

psychiatryeventslectures@ucsf.edu

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