Cultural Competence In Mental Health

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In this essay I would define what Culture and cultural competence is and how it 's been implemented in mental health services in New York and how understanding cultural dimension in this area is crucial. When it to define a culture we have to look areas such as the behaviors, morals and beliefs shared by a group of people, as well as an ethnic, racial, geographical, religious, gender, class or age group. Every person belongs to many cultural groups, so that each individual is a mixture of many influences. When we talk about Culture also includes the way they dress, language, religion, customs, food, laws, behaviors, behavioral standards or patterns, and beliefs for example religious wise. It plays an important part in how people of diverse backgrounds
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