Training child and adolescent psychiatrists to be culturally competent

Ayesha I. Mian, Cheryl S. Al-Mateen, Gabrielle Cerda

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Abstract

The changing face of the United States urges the field of child and adolescent psychiatry toward more culturally sensitive care. This article gives a comprehensive review of the history of cultural education, empirical findings that speak to its need, and the challenges that may be faced in the conception and implementation of a cultural competency curriculum. The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Pscyhiatry's model curriculum is presented to help child and adolescent residency programs design one that is specific to their resources and needs.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)815-831
Number of pages17
JournalChild and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America
Volume19
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2010
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • AACAP model curriculum
  • Child and adolescent psychiatry
  • Cultural competence
  • Education

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