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Co-Occurring Disorders Series – Session 1: Cultural Humility

January 15 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

The goal of this project is to provide a standardized set of trainings and supervisory supports to service providing organizations that will: 1. improve outcomes for patients who have co-occurring disorders, 2. Improve organizational outcomes, staff morale, and organizational efficiencies.


  • Review epidemiologic statistics relating to disparities in health and behavioral health in the United States
  • Define the concept and rationale for cultural sensitivity/humility in behavioral health
  • Discussected cultural and language issues, as well as bias and stereotyping, that contribute to racial and ethnic disparities in clinical care settings
  • Identify key dimensions of person-centered care and the role played by communication in developing a therapeutic alliance
  • Discuss selected clinical cases, challenges, and strategies for providing more culturally responsive and effective health care




Addiction Technology Transfer Center Network (ATTC)