Health equity foundations for the African American population
In this learning session, terms essential to the discussion around health equity will be defined and the roots of how inequities were formed in African American communities will be discussed. Additionally, the impact of disparities in the African American community will be discussed. This Learning Session will be formatted as a 45-minute presentation followed by a 45-minute facilitator-led discussion.
By the end of this learning session, participants will be able to:
- Discover how health disparities and other inequities play a role in behavioral health and substance use/misuse of the African American Population
- Define terminology linked to the discussion of health equity
- Describe the role of cultural competence and cultural humility