Cultural & Linguistic Competence Presentations

Meeting, conference call, and Webinar presentations on cultural and linguistic competence, ethnic and racial disparities, culturally specific issues, and trauma.

Cultural and Linguistic Competence in Systems of Care

A “Mission Not Impossible”: Elimination of Mental Health Disparities…the Strategy: Cultural and Linguistic Competence (PDF)

Cross, T. (2011) Expanding and Sustaining Systems of Care: New Challenges and New Opportunities

This training gave participants an opportunity to learn how to implement practical strategies to enhance cultural and linguistic competence in systems of care. The resources and information provided will go beyond the basics to advance the elimination of mental health disparities. Participants also had the opportunity to learn from one another and share their successes and challenges.

Beyond Rhetoric: Implementing Cultural and Linguistic Competence in Systems of Care

Curtis, T. J., Hunt, D., Martinez, K., Van Buren, E., & Bazron, B. J. (2007). Technical Assistance Partnership for Child and Family Mental Health’s Webinar Series.

This Webinar explores the meanings and definitions of cultural and linguistic competence within systems of care. Key values, principles, and considerations are explained, and practical step-by-step strategies are provided for implementing CLC practice in six critical domains of organizational functioning.

Cultural Competency: Understanding the Present and Setting Future Directions

The Commonwealth Fund. (2006). E-Forum held in New York City.

Roundtable E-Forum focused on cultural competency research, practice, and measurement. The archived E-Forum features audio and slides of the presentations.

“Community Defined Evidence” to Measure “What Works” in Diverse Communities (PDF)

Martinez, K. (2008).Technical Assistance Partnership for Child and Family Mental Health’s Latino Learning Community Conference Call.

This discussion provided an overview of and facilitated discussion on empirically supported treatments, interventions, and practices. Participants attained an increased understanding of the basis for these terms and the implications for cultural competence.

Evidence-Based Practice in Child Welfare in the Context of Cultural Competence

Gamble-Skogmo Chair, University of Minnesota’s School of Social Work (2007). Evidence-Based Practice in Child Welfare in the Context of Cultural Competence Forum.

Meeting proceedings documenting discussion and activities around how to integrate evidence-based practices and cultural competence in child welfare policy and practice.

Just Because You Don’t Serve Us Doesn’t Mean We Aren’t Here: Working with Hidden Populations (PDF)

Cayce-Gibson, N., Brown, L., Jimerson, D., Markus, S., Veith, J., & Cayce, T. (2010). National Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health 21st Annual Conference.

This presentation defines "hidden populations," disucsses why hidden populations are not often included, explores strategies to engage hidden populations, and outlines how to create accountability and next steps.

Practical Strategies for Advancing Cultural Competence in Systems of Care (PDF)

Huang, L., & Isaacs, M. (2005). Technical Assistance Partnership for Child and Family Mental Health’s Webinar Series.

This Webinar discusses several definitions of cultural competence, where we have been in the development and implementation of cultural competence, where we are in the process as indicated by system of care communities’ TA requests, and where we hope to be in advancing cultural competence in relation to the ten essential components of competence.

Practical Strategies to Operationalize the Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Standards (CLAS) in Health Care (PDF)

Martinez, K., & Van Buren, E. (2006). Georgetown University Center for Child and Human Development’s Training Institutes in Orlando, Florida.

This workshop operationalizes the standards for cultural competence in comprehensive service delivery systems. Specific attention is given to how these standards can be applied in systems of care to improve cultural and linguistic competence, with a focus on workforce development issues. 

Structural Racism, Part 1: A Historical Context (PDF)

Cayce, N., DeLucey, D., Jimerson, D., Markus, S., & Martinez, K. (2008). Technical Assistance Partnership for Child and Family Mental Health’s Webinar Series.

This Webinar examines historical events that have been traumatic to ethnically/racially diverse populations, along with the origins of structural racism within American society. The presentation focuses on how structural racism is manifested within communities and systems of care and offers effective strategies to address it.

Structural Racism, Part 2: Its Impact on Systems of Care (PDF)

Cayce, N., & Martinez, K. (2008). Technical Assistance Partnership for Child and Family Mental Health’s CLC Community of Practice Call Series

This call focused on defining and discussing hard and soft power, microaggressions, and structural racism and how they manifest themselves in every day life. We also discussed how structural racism and microaggressions are manifested in the different domains of systems of care such as: governance/leadership, policy, services and supports, youth and family work, etc. and strategies to address them.

Systems of Care: Transforming Children’s Mental Health [en Español] (PDF)

Martinez, K. (2008). Technical Assistance Partnership for Child and Family Mental Health.

Explains the the guiding principles, core values, and outcomes of systems of care in both English and Spanish.

The Women’s Role in the Fatherhood Movement (PDF)

Funchess, M., Cayce-Gibson, N., Rider, F., & Williams, K. (2010). National Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health 21st Annual Conference.

This presentation explained authentic fatherhood engagement, discussed the strengths and challenges of engaging women in this movement and the advantages for different groups, and shared strategies and resources to create, implement, and sustain a diverse fatherhood movement that includes of women.

 

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