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ERIC Number: EJ981672
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Jul
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1042-9670
Psychotherapy Training for IMGs: Attending to the "How to" and "What to" Teach
Weerasekera, Priyanthy
Academic Psychiatry, v36 n4 p288-292 Jul 2012
International Medical Graduates (IMGs) make up a significant portion of the United States and Canadian workforce, and are well represented in psychiatry residency training programs. A review of the literature indicates that before entering residency training, many IMGs have minimal exposure to the behavioral sciences and poor communication skills-training; significant issues for learning psychotherapy. Given the lack of clear direction in the literature, this article presents empirically-informed guidelines relevant to the training of International Medical Graduates in psychotherapy.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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