Introduction to Cultural Competency and Title VI

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Fee:None
Length: 25 minutes
Description:This training discusses the issue of cultural competency and the impact on delivery of public health and healthcare services and in order to be compliant with national legislation.
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This training was developed with the support of the UNC Preparedness and Emergency Response Learning Center (UNC PERLC), a funded project of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC Cooperative Agreement 1U90TP000415).
PERLC

Learning Objectives

Training Personnel

Author:

Lauren N. Bradley, MHS

Narrator:

Rachel A. Wilfert, MD, MPH, CPH

NCIPH Reviewer:

Kasey Decosimo, MPH

Subject Matter Expert Reviewer:

Brandolyn White, MPH, CHES
Special Projects Manager
UNC Ethnicity, Culture and Health Outcomes Program
Carolina Community Network Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities

The author(s) and reviewer(s) of this training have no personal financial relationships with commercial interests relevant to this presentation to disclose. Author, narrator, reviewer affiliations listed were current at the time of training development.

Competencies and Capability Functions Addressed

This training addresses selected applied epidemiology, core public health, and public health preparedness and response competencies and public health preparedness capability functions. (Please note: The competencies included on this site are just a few of the public health competencies which have been established. Training participants may find alignment between this training and other competency sets not included on this site.)

Applied Epidemiology Competencies Tier 1
Identify special populations in the community that may be significant in addressing public health problems (V.A.1)
Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals Tier 1
4A5. Addresses the diversity of individuals and populations when implementing policies, programs, and services that affect the health of a community (4: Cultural Competency Skills)
Public Health Preparedness Capabilities
Capability 1, Function 3: Engage with community organizations to foster public health, medical, and mental/behavioral health social networks
Public Health Preparedness & Response Core Competencies
1.5. Demonstrate respect for all persons and cultures.

References

US Department of Justice. Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Accessed on World Wide Web, in October 2011: http://www.justice.gov/crt/about/cor/coord/titlevi.php

US Department of Justice. Your Rights Under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Accessed on World Wide Web in October 2011: http://www.justice.gov/crt/about/cor/Pubs/TitleVIEng.pdf

USDHHS. Developing a Self-Assessment Tool for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services in Local Public Health Agencies: Final Report 2003; Office of Minority Health. Accessed on World Wide Web in October 2011: http://minorityhealth.hhs.gov/assets/pdf/checked/LPHAs_FinalReport.pdf

USDHHS, Office of Minority Health. National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services in Health Care. March 2001. Washington, D.C. Accessed on World Wide Web in October 2011: http://minorityhealth.hhs.gov/assets/pdf/checked/executive.pdf

Office of Minority Health. National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services in Health Care. DHHS. March 2001. (PowerPoint slideshow provided by Christina Harlan.)

National Census Bureau. American Fact Finder. 2011. Accessed on World Wide Web in October 2011 at: http://factfinder2.census.gov/faces/nav/jsf/pages/index.xhtml

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