Culture, religion and life experience have profound impacts on how our clients respond to illness. Developing our own cultural sensitivity increases our efficacy with diverse populations and helps us to interpret what our clients bring into the work. While we cannot assume how any individual will approach their illness based on cultural context, an understanding of different cultures is essential to knowing what questions to ask and establishing what is normative for diverse populations.
The handout for this class is here.
The test for this online class is here.