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Upcoming Training: Cultural Competency June 29

The Behavioral Health Administration and the University of Maryland Training Center will host its annual Cultural & Linguistic Competency training on Friday June 29, 2018. This year will feature La Keita D. Carter, PsyD from the Institute of HEALing. She will facilitate a day long training focused on Cultural Competence Strategies For Under-served Populations: older adults, ethnic minorities, rural populations and veterans.

The training will be from 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM, at the Meeting House, 5885 Robert Oliver Place, Columbia, Maryland, 21045.

This workshop will engage the participants in a discussion of the various domains in which culture intersects with behavioral health challenges. After reviewing frameworks for cultural and linguistic competence, participants will examine links between culturally and linguistically competent practices and effective behavioral health outcomes. The focus of this training is addressing how services can be delivered in ways that are responsive to each person’s unique cultural and linguistic needs within the context of families and communities.

This announcement is an invitation for anyone working in a behavioral health setting to attend a full day training session on Cultural and Linguistic Competence organized by Hilary Phillips, Director of Planning, for the Behavioral Health Administration (BHA). Continuing Education Credits CEU’s (4.75) and/or Certificates of Attendance (COA) will be offered through the University of Maryland, Training Center. Registration is from 8:30 – 9:00 AM; the training session is from 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM.

  • Cost- $55.00

  • Pre-registration is required. Continental Breakfast and lunch will be provided.

  • If a hearing interpreter is needed, please call Monay Walton at (410) 646-7758, by June 15, 2018.

  • If you have questions, please contact Judith Leiman at (410) 402-8335.

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