Cultural competence is more than learning about other cultures. It involves a personal exploration of attitudes and values that may help or hinder the Prevention Professional working in communities. This issue is so important that the Oregon Health Authority, Addictions and Mental Health Division has required those providing prevention and treatment services to complete coursework in cultural competence for certification and recertification. Prevention Professionals, by the very nature of their work in schools and communities must be able to ensure cultural relevance in the programs they implement and support.
Please note: This is a "self-support" course. This self-support fee listed above replaces the cost of regular tuition and is paid regardless of student residency status or total course load. Course fees are subject to change at anytime. For more information on tuition consult the Registrar's Office. Students using financial aid, VA benefits, or other scholarships should review the details of their financial package to confirm that self-support fee courses are covered.