This course will provide participants with a deeper understanding of how the participant's mental health, their experience with the mental health system, and the stigma of mental illness has impacted them. Client Culture training covers the personal experiences of a client, children, adolescents, family members, parents and caregivers. In this training the presenter will provide a formal presentation and lead a panel discussion to explore issues related to client culture. The panel will engage and address participants on culturally sensitive and diverse topics with respect to portrayal of portrayal of persons with mental challenges.
By the end of this training, participants will:
• Demonstrate a higher level of awareness and understanding of client culture.
• Identify the significance of the multilayered complex challenges that clients’ experience,
through the shared lived experiences.
• Demonstrate better understanding that people with mental health concerns can and do recover
and live fulfilling and meaningful productive lives.
• Prepare participants to promote hope to their clients that wellness and recovery is possible.
This course will provide participants with a deeper understanding of how the client's mental
health, their experience with the mental health system, and the stigma of mental illness has
impacted them. Clients bring a set of values, beliefs, and lifestyle as a result of their personal
experiences, their mental health challenges, the mental health system, and their own ethnic culture.
Register online at: www.sccgov.org/scclearn
Target audience: Santa Clara County Behavioral Health Services staff and all interested partners
To register, please see attached registration instructions