Module 11 - Working with Addiction with CALD Clients

Remote face to face Online Face to face

The aim of the course is to provide strategies for managing cross-cultural issues during the engagement, assessment, and treatment process in an addiction context when working with CALD clients and their families.

This course is intended for anyone working with addiction clients.

Prerequisites

It is expected that participants enrolling into this course, must have the basic mental health knowledge and have completed the following pre-requisite or recommended course(s):

Learning outcomes

Participants completing this course will:

  • become aware of the importance of culturally competent addiction services for CALD clients and families
  • have a better understanding of the barriers to access, cross cultural issues with engagement, assessment and treatment when working with CALD clients and families in addiction settings
  • gain skills to develop trust and rapport with CALD clients and families.
  • gain skills in cross-cultural clinical assessment, screening and treatment.

Duration

  • 4 hours (DAPAANZ accredited) for face-to-face in-person or remote face-to-face training via video conferencing.
  • 3 hours (DAPAANZ accredited) for online self-paced, self-reflective, and interactive learning.

More about this course

This course is produced by eCALD Services in collaboration with Asian Family Services. The course is available in both face-to-face and online formats.

On completing this course you will have greater insight of the issues surrounding addiction issues with CALD clients and their families; will become aware of how to develop rapport and trust with CALD clients and families and gain skills in cross-cultural engagement, assessment and intervention with CALD clients.

Related resources

The following resources will be available after you complete this and other CALD courses:

Remote face to face course

This module is available as a 1.5 hour remote trainer facilated face to face course.

Next course

Wednesday 2nd December, 2020, 0900-1030

Delivered via Zoom

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Online course

This module is available as a self guided 4 hour online course.

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Face to face course

No courses currently scheduled.

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