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Influencing Change in Public and Organizational Policy in Support of Cultural Diversity and Cultural and Linguistic Competence

URL 1: https://georgetownuniversity.adobeconnect.com/p6nof8m5dnv/

Date Developed: 07/30/2015. Source: National Center for Cultural Competence. Presenter(s): Diana Autin, Tawara D. Goode, Andy Imparato, Thomas Uno. Type: Webinar Archive. Level: Intermediate Advanced. Length: 90 minutes.

Annotation

This "Web-based Learning and Reflection" forum is designed to share examples from organizations that have recognized their own limitations in promoting cultural diversity and advancing and sustaining cultural and linguistic competence within human services, or those within the systems in which they are involved, related to the lack of cultural diversity and marginal attention that is given to fostering cultural and linguistic competence.

Learning Objectives

• Define a model of cultural competence including the role of policy in its

implementation.

• Define linguistic competence (Goode & Jones framework).

• Cite legal mandates and requirements (policy directives) for language access for individuals with limited English proficiency.

• Describe three approaches to influence change in organizational and public policy that promote cultural diversity and advance and sustain cultural and linguistic competence.

• Reflect on the role of leadership in bringing about such change.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UE8MC25742; MCH Navigator for $180,000/year. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.