An American Indian/Alaska Native Perspective on Mental Health, Disability, and a Greater Understanding of Culture

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Training Details

Event Dates and Timeframe
Thursday, October 28, 2021 at 10:00 AM until 11:30 AM
Location and Delivery Method
Delivery Method
Online / Web Delivered
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Cost Range

Host And Instructor

Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities National Training Center
Dr. Chuck Foster, Erica Ficklin and Julius Chavez
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Training Overview Description

Webinar Description:

To provide an understanding of American Indian and Alaska Natives’ mental health, disability and their
cultural context for better services and increased knowledge.

Event-specific Details

Learning Objectives:

• Understand how American Indian and Alaska Native people view mental health, disabilities, and Native culture.

• Understand how traditional American Indian and Alaska Native society’s understanding of mental health, disabilities, and culture contrasts with western society.

• Understand how mental health, disabilities and Native culture fit within the circle of life of the American Julius Chavez, self-advocate Indian and Alaska Native peoples.