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Child Psychiatry and Human Development

, Volume 26, Issue 2, pp 125–136 | Cite as

A training guideline of cultural competence for child and adolescent psychiatric residencies

  • Wun Jung Kim
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Abstract

The author proposes a curriculum guideline of cultural competence for child and adolescent psychiatric residencies, including specific educational objectives, didactic topics and suggested references. These guidelines can be easily incorporated into the existing training curriculum and stress ethnogeneric and developmental perspecitives, which can be expanded further to include ethnospecific issues depending on the needs of each training program and trainee.

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Cultural Competence Child Psychiatry Training 

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© Human Sciences Press, Inc. 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Wun Jung Kim
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  1. 1.Department of Psychiatry, Kobacker CenterMedical College of OhioToledo

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