NAME

Tribal Behavioral Health 101: Overview of American Indian/Alaska Native Behavioral Health

COURSE STARTS Open Enrollment
COURSE ENDS 7 weeks to complete from date of registration
LEVEL OF TRAINING Introductory
CONTACT HOURS 1
COURSE DESCRIPTION

This course will present an overview of behavioral health in the American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) populations. Behavioral health is inherently multi-faceted and affected by many factors including culture, socioeconomic status, family, the built environment, and historical factors. 

 After completing this course users will be able to: 

  •  Present an overview of behavioral health in the AI/AN population, including historical background and specific issues 
  •  Describe existent different programs and organizations that seek to address or improve behavioral health and related challenges within the AI/AN population
  •  Identify behavioral risk factors
  •  Discuss data challenges related to behavioral health in the AI/AN population and in AI/AN communities