A L E N D A R L I S T I N G
Vaddadi R. Rao,
M.D., assistant professor of rehabilitation medicine at the Emory University
School of Medicine and medical director for Rehabilitation Therapy Services
with the Grady Health System, will be the keynote speaker for the course,
"Cultural Competency for Mental Health Care Providers." The educational
course is scheduled for Tuesday, April 30, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at
the Indian Creek Lodge and Recreation Center (ICRA) at Georgia State
University, 900 South Indian Creek Dr., in Stone Mountain, GA.
During his talk, Dr. Rao
will discuss traditional beliefs and mental health. Dr. Rao is a native
of India who trained both in India and the United States. He is a sought-after
speaker in the area of cultural diversity and health care. Dr. Rao is
one of eight speakers that will address ethnicity, cultural and gender
issues in health care during the seminar. Break-out sessions and a panel
discussion also will be held.
The seminar fee is $10, and
will cover both the box lunch and refreshments during breaks.
For more information, call
(404) 651-2542 or (404) 310-1898.