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Integrate DSM-5® Guidelines for Cultural Competencies in Your Practice | Seminar on 2 DVDs
Korn, Leslie, Ph.D., MPH, LMHC
PESI, Inc. / Seminar on DVD / 2013-10-01 / X46575
The DSM / Transcultural / Multicultural Issues
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NOTE: The seminar manual, CE information, and CE test are contained on disc #1 in PDF format. To access these documents, play disc #1 in your computer. For the video presentation, begin playing disc #1 in your DVD player.

DSM-5® cultural formulation and cultural genogram
3 Hours of Ethics Credit
Strategies to overcome language barriers and cultural differences
Feel more comfortable treating diverse clients

The DSM-5® has changed the cultural criteria in both assessment and treatment of mental health. Integrating these new approaches is essential to ethical and competent practice. Complete this seminar recording by Dr. Leslie Korn and find out what you need to know about the changes in the DSM-5®and develop a sophisticated approach to diversity in your clinical practice. You will feel confident dealing with diverse clients and better equipped to overcome the challenging demands of cultural competence. By identifying cultural influences and breaking down stereotypes and biases, you can build a stronger rapport with your diverse clients and achieve better therapeutic outcomes.


DSM- 5®: New guidelines for the integration of Cultural competencies
Cross-cultural variations in presentations
Cultural concepts of distress
2 assessments and diagnostic protocols
DSM-5® -cultural formulation
Cultural factors influencing patients’ perspectives of their symptoms and treatment options
Cultural genogram with families

Cultural Competencies in Mental health
A mindfulness-based approach to cultural competence
Acknowledge cultural differences: terms of reference, racism stereotypes
Understand your own culture(s) and ethnic influences—The Fabric of Rapport
Making cultural connections
Acquire knowledge & skills
View behavior within a cultural context

Ethical Standards for culturally competent practice
Strategies for responding to the spectrum of professional practice and boundaries in cross cultural treatment
Working with limited English proficiency and bi/multilingual clients
Ethics, Competence & Professional Practice Issues
Micro-aggressions in everyday life and the clinical setting

Integrate Cultural Competencies into Practice
Engaging identities; transference and counter transference issues
Medications; use and belief systems
Innovative group therapies
Culture, somatic symptoms and related disorders
Grief and resilience across cultures
Consulting with traditional/indigenous practitioners & natural healers


Explain new DSM- 5® criteria and cultural formulation.
Implement strategies and techniques for multicultural competencies in your practice.
Discover your personal stereotypes and preconceived notions about individuals with differing experiences, cultural orientations, and languages.
Identify your cultural influences and use your knowledge to build rapport with diverse clients.
Develop new levels of cultural comfort when differences exist between you and client.


Leslie Korn, Ph.D., MPH, LMHC, has been in private practice since 1977 specializing in complementary/alternative and integrative medicine, providing over 35,000 hours of care for individuals with chronic mental and physical illness including attachment and trauma-related disorders. She integrates psychotherapy, nutrition, herbal medicine, somatic psychotherapy, energy medicine, yoga and exercise, meditation/visualization, animal assisted therapies, detoxification and self-regulation strategies. She is a licensed psychotherapist, Approved Clinical Supervisor, and is National board certified in both Polarity therapy (energy medicine) and Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork. She conducted clinical research on nutrition at Harvard School of Public Health and was principal investigator in Mind/Body Medicine research with American Indian populations, funded by the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine at the National Institutes of Health. She works internationally with a special focus on indigenous and Hispanic populations.

Dr. Korn has a Ph.D. in Behavioral Medicine from the Union Institute, a MA in cross cultural health psychology from Lesley University, and a MPH from the Harvard School of Public Health. She was a Clinical Fellow in Psychology and Religion at Harvard Medical School where she introduced somatic psychotherapy in the department of psychiatry. Dr. Korn has served as a clinical instructor and clinical supervisor at Harvard Medical School, clinical director of the New England School of Acupuncture, Associate Professor at the California Institute of Internal Studies and on the faculty of the National College of Naturopathic Medicine. She is currently core faculty in Mental Health Counseling at Capella University. She is the author of Preventing and Treating Diabetes Naturally, The Native Way, (Daykeeper Press, 2009), and Rhythms of Recovery: Trauma, Nature and the Body (Routledge, 2012).

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