Minnesota Peer Recovery Continuing Education Series

Introduction to Cultural Competency: Building a Strong Foundation (2 hours)

  • This 2-hour free continuing education on cultural competency training is one of a series that covers introductory information about the essential concepts and practices to promote cultural competence in substance use prevention and treatment. Funding for this training is made possible through a grant from the Minnesota Department of Human Services.
  • Participants will explore an introduction to the importance of cultural competence, develop self-awareness, and learn to recognize and address biases, stereotypes, and assumptions. Peer Specialists who complete the recorded course, posttest, and evaluation will be awarded two  (2) Minnesota Certification Board approved continuing education units and completion certificate.

Introduction to Cultural Competency: Building a Strong Foundation  (2 hours)
Speaker:  Carlos Morales

  • Defining cultural competence and understanding its importance in substance use  prevention and treatment.
  • Developing self-awareness and cultural humility.
  • Addressing biases, stereotypes, and assumptions as peer specialists.

Evaluation, Posttest and Certification of Completion

  • Participants must view the full 2 hours of the recorded training. At the end of the training session, participants must complete an evaluation, and take a posttest quiz scoring 80% or greater to be awarded 2 hours of continuing education units (CEU’s).
  • A certificate of completion will be emailed to participants upon completion of the evaluation and posttest.

Price: Free

Once a participant has registered for the training session, they will be sent an email providing the links to the pre-recorded training session, evaluation, and posttest.