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Incorporating Cultural Humility in Peer Recovery Support and HIV Services - Peer Recovery CoE - MAI

6/28/2022


Health outcomes are determined by multiple factors, including socioeconomic status, geographic location, and current health status. Importantly, race, ethnicity, and cultural dynamics also impact health and well-being. Therefore, approaching individuals with cultural humility can be a key element of success. According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), “Cultural humility is a process of self-reflection and discovery in order to build honest and trustworthy relationships." Peer workers play a necessary role in building relationships and linking individuals to the healthcare system using skill, compassion, and cultural sensitivity.

The purpose of this webinar is to provide participants with an overview of the definition of cultural sensitivity and how to apply it in daily work environments.

This event is intended to be interactive, so please be prepared to share your experiences, comments, and questions about working in your respective communities. Upon the completion of this event, participants will be able to:

Register: https://umsystem.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJcrc-Ggrj0uGdcuyeIlbKj7EMk2Hef32Wb9

[1] Cultural humility: Essential foundation for clinical researchers. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3834043/#:~:text=Cultural%20humility%20is%20a%20lifelong%20process%20of%20self-reflection,beliefs%20and%20cultural%20identities%20%28Tervalon%20%26%20Murray-Garcia%2C%201998%29.