[u03a1] Unit 3 Assignment 1 Cultural Competency in Co-Occurring Disorder Treatment This assignment is designed to help you explore the limitations, options, and opportunities for providing culturally competent treatment for a co-occurring disorder. In addition to using the articles provided in the Unit 3 study, seek 2–3 additional scholarly resources that will enable you to fully address the following: Discuss how treatment for co-occurring disorders may differ from culture to culture. Analyze the disparities and limitations in assessment and diagnosis in a multicultural society. Discuss how cultural competence exists on a continuum. Discuss the various aspects of cultural identity and how this may impact treatment strategies. Describe the importance of specific evidenced-based integrated approaches to treatment models for diverse populations. Identify specific strategies for assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of co-occurring mental health issues for diverse populations. Finally, summarize your paper by discussing what steps you would take to ensure that your culturally diverse clients would not experience any disparities in treatment. Refer to the assessment scoring guide to ensure that you have met the grading criteria for this assessment. Assignment Requirements To successfully complete this assignment, you must meet the following requirements: Written communication: Written communication is grammatically correct and free of errors that detract from the overall message. Writing should be consistent with graduate-level scholarship. APA formatting: The title page, main body, and references should be formatted according to APA style and formatting. Number of resources: A minimum of 3 scholarly resources. Length of paper: 2–4 typed, double-spaced pages. No abstract or table of contents is required. Font: Times New Roman, 12 point.