Cultural Competence: Impact on Clinical Care
The Carlat Child Psychiatry Report, Volume 12, Number 1&2, March 2021
Fagie Mandel Greenberg, M.Ed., CDT.
Dyslexia and behavior specialist, EdMind LLC; Professor of Literacy and Special Education, Kean University, NJ.
Ms. Mandel Greenberg has disclosed that she has no relevant financial or other interests in any commercial companies pertaining to this educational activity.
Don’t be pressured into medicating your way out of cultural problems. What are the nuts and bolts of offering culturally competent care to children and adolescents? This article is a how-to with a case example that demonstrates a respectful approach to helping families caught between dominant and different cultural understandings.