Lesson 4 Special Considerations


  1. Discuss how culture and ethnic background may impact access to care.
  2. Describe cultural considerations when working with special populations.
  3. Identify circumstances requiring mandatory reporting.
  4. Define term co-occurring disorders.
  5. Identify common co-morbidities.
  6. Define health literacy and describe how to evaluate and adjust services to meet the needs of individuals and communities.

Course Outcomes met in this Lesson

  • Identify needs of specific behavioral health populations (e.g., children, older adults, and culturally specific communities).
  • Identify behavioral health literacy needs for individuals and communities


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