Building Bridges to Cultural Competency

Starting5/23/2018 Ending5/23/2018 StatusOpen
LocationAlbany, NY CostFREE Credit Hours6.5

This one-day training explores the broad definition of culture and its relationship to competent and effective health care and human service delivery.  This course offers OASAS clock hours. See 'OASAS' below for more details.

As a result of this training participants will:

  • Discuss invisible privilege and its affect on both receiving and providing services;
  • Be encouraged to self reflect and explore potential obstacles to providing effective services; and
  • Learn how these obstacles are created when diverse cultures, Western medicine, and health service delivery systems collide.

Prerequisite: None.

Audience: All health and human service providers.

CASAC Section 2: 6.5 hours
CPP Section 1: 6.5 hours  
CPS Section 1: 6.5 hours

OASAS: Office of Alcoholism & Substance Abuse Services
CASAC: Credentialed Alcohol & Substance Abuse Counselor
CPP: Credentialed Prevention Professional 
CPS: Credentialed Prevention Specialist


Registration for all courses sponsored by the New York State Department of Health Aids Institute is done at  Please visit that site to search the statewide calendar and reserve your place in this course.

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