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Cultural and Linguistic Competence

Engaging Students and Families in Tough Economic Times

Date/Time (ET): 
June 28, 2012 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm

Communities across the nation have been deeply impacted by the economic downturn, with most counties experiencing an increase in poverty rates.

T-5 Widening the Lens to Serve the Whole Community: Ensuring Cultural and Linguistic Competence

Project LAUNCH Training Institute
May 16, 2012 - 10:30am - 12:00pm

Increase personal and professional awareness of the importance of culture and language to address persistent disparities and promote health and mental health equity.

The Importance of Disaggregating Student Data

Authored By: 
National Center for Mental Health Promotion and Youth Violence Prevention

Disaggregating data means breaking down information into smaller subpopulations. For instance, breaking data down into grade level within school aged students, country of origin within racial/ethnic categories, or gender among student populations are all ways of disaggregating data.

Body/Mind/Spirit Toward a Biopsychosocial-Spiritual Model of Health

Religion and spirituality can impact the way children and families interpret and respond to physical and mental health concerns.

Promising Practices in Cultural Competence

This Web page provides examples of promising practices in cultural competence in various settings and communities.

Arizona State University Latino Health Issues Collection Web Site

In Latino communities, a curandero is a person who practices the use of curanderismo, which refers to the culturally rich system of illness and healing in Latino cultures.

Indian Health Service Cross Cultural Medicine Fact Sheet

In Navajo Area Indian Health Service healthcare facilities, understanding the subtleties of interpersonal relationships is important in healthcare practice.