3840 - Culturally Competent Counseling with Muslims

Thursday, August 3, 2017, 11:08 AM - Monday, August 3, 2020, 12:08 PM, New Haven, CT

The 6-10 million American Muslims are a diverse group who include African Americans, 1st and 2nd generation immigrants from across the global, and the recent influx of refugees. The current social and political climate has further stigmatized and discouraged use of mental health services within the community. For mental health providers who may not have experience with Muslims, this online program will provide a valuable background on American Muslim culture as well as guidance on the nuances and techniques of cross-cultural counseling.

  1. Participants will be able to describe the diverse demographic and culture diversity across the American Muslim community
  2. Participants will be able to describe the ways Islam and the Muslim tradition may inform explanatory models of mental health, disease, and treatment among the Muslim cliental
  3. Participants will be able to describe and reflect on the specific types of transference and counter-transference experienced in cross-cultural counseling
  4. Participants will be able to describe behavioral interventions and models of delivering care that have been explored in different communities

The registration fee for this online program is $20.00


Yale Continuing Medical Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Yale School of Medicine designates this internet activity for 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditPhysicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

In accordance with the Standards of Commercial Support issued by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), Yale CME requires all faculty to disclose any conflicts of interest to ensure CME activities are free of commercial bias..

Psychologists, Social Workers and other mental health professionals may receive Continuing Education credit as per their respective state licensing agency.