Culture & AODA Issues

481 views
442 views

Published on

0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total views
481
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
31
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
1
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Culture & AODA Issues

  1. 1. Culture & AODA Issues <ul><li>What is culture? What constitutes a special population? </li></ul><ul><li>APA definition of culture: Ideas, beliefs and values that influence customs, norms, practices and social institutions </li></ul>
  2. 2. Approaches to Culture <ul><li>Emic - Viewing a culture through its own internal perspective, concepts and theories </li></ul><ul><li>Etic - Viewing a culture through an external perspective, concept or approach </li></ul>
  3. 3. Three Levels of Culture <ul><li>Concrete - The visible level of culture </li></ul><ul><li>Behavioral - Includes communication, customs & how social roles are defined </li></ul><ul><li>Symbolic - Includes values and beliefs </li></ul>
  4. 4. Culture & Recovery <ul><li>Is there a culture of addiction? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What is considered “acceptable”? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What is considered “unacceptable”? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Is there a culture of recovery? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What is expected for AODA treatment? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What is viewed as prevention? </li></ul></ul>

×