Cultural Considerations of Substance Use in the Black Community

DATE: Wednesday, October 23, 2024

TIME: 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. ET //  5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. CT  // 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. PT // 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. MT

PLATFORM: Via Zoom Webinar

COST: $36


  • Live & Interactive Webinar
  • Presentation Slides PDF & Additional Resources Included
  • Provides for 2 CE hours of Clinical/Substance-Specific/Cultural Competence

Being culturally informed as a clinician is vital to serving underrepresented populations and individuals. This webinar will introduce key components of cultural competence and discuss the unique challenges that Black Americans face in substance use and treatment. Concepts such as bias, stereotyping, and discrimination will highlight the need to utilize effective interview techniques, 14 principles of effective substance abuse treatment, and clinical resources to enhance your ability to assess, intervene, and support Black Americans in their substance use treatment.

Upon completion of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Identify key considerations of substance use in the Black community.
  • Describe culturally sensitive approaches to providing substance abuse services.
  • Explain at least two intervention approaches to supporting Black clients with substance use disorder.