Assessment of multicultural competence of a group of mental health providers who care for schizophrenia patients in Puerto Rico
Learning Areas:Diversity and culture
Social and behavioral sciences
Identify what factors are needed to measure multicultural competence. List the multicultural competences a group of mental health professionals in Puerto Rico who care for schizophrenia patients. Discuss the importance of why mental health providers of different disciplines who care for schizophrenia patients should demonstrate multicultural competence with this population.
Keyword(s): Minority Health, Mental Health
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am an early career mental health provider with a doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology. I have worked with minority people for the past five years in Puerto Rico and currently in United States. In the past two years I have worked with inpatient psychiatric population. Minority issues and schizophrenia are among my topic of interests.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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