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On-line Help With Cultural Issues

Great on-line information to help ensure cultural issues are addressed when you are working with people!

The SIDS/ID component of the National Center for Cultural Competence (NCCC) has a mission to increase the capacity of SIDS/ID programs health care programs to design, implement and evaluate culturally competent service delivery systems.
The NCCC is a component of the Georgetown University Child Development Center, Center for Child Health and Mental Health Policy, and is housed within the Department of Pediatrics of the Georgetown University Medical Center.
http://www.georgetown.edu/research/gucdc/nccc/products.html

Several ready-to-use, cutting edge resources are available on the NCCC web site:

- Rationale for Cultural Competence in Primary Health Care;
Includes a Checklist to Facilitate the Development of Culturally and Linguistically Competent Primary Health Care Policies and Structures.
 

- Linguistic Competence In Primary Health Care Delivery Systems: Implications for Policy Makers
 

- Promoting Cultural Diversity and Cultural Competency;
Includes a checklist intended to heighten the awareness and sensitivity of personnel to the importance of cultural diversity and cultural competence in human service settings. It provides concrete examples of the kinds of values and practices that foster such an environment.
 

- Getting Started: Planning, Implementing and Evaluating Culturally Competent Service Delivery Systems in Primary Health Care Settings;
Designed to assist programs and organizations which are concerned with the delivery of primary and community-based health care, to begin strategic development of policies, structures, procedures and practices that support cultural and linguistic competence.
 

- A Planner's Guide: Infusing Principles, Content and Themes Related to Cultural and Linguistic Competence into Meetings and Conferences
 

- Web & Print Resources
 

 
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