Cultural Competency: an Introduction
Presenter: Negar Sadeghi, MA
Date: Wed, Nov. 27, 2013
At the end of the this webinar presentation, you will gain:
- An increased understanding of Cultural Competency Care and the principles that inform its practice
- Ideas on how you might incorporate these principles into your own practice.
Negar Sadegi, MA is a Therapist/Trainer and a Multicultural Specialist with the Problem Gambling Service the Centre for Addictions and Mental Health (CAMH). She has considerable experience in working with people including families affected by problem gambling. She has conducted numerous trainings in the province on the cultural competence care model of treatment and outreach. In addition, she has taken a lead in writing a guide "A Guide for Counsellors Working with Problem Gambling Clients from Ethno-cultural Communities" which has been published and is available on the Problem Gambling website. Negar was also a co-researcher for a study on perceptions and attitudes about gambling, problem gambling and help-seeking behavior among Iranians in Toronto.