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Tailoring Initiatives to Meet the Needs of Diverse Populations: A Self-Assessment Tool

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This self-assessment tool is provided in Chapter 8 of One Size Does Not Fit All: Meeting the Health Care Needs of Diverse Populations to help organizations evaluate the way they currently provide care and services to diverse patient populations.

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Promoting Cultural and Linguistic Competency: Self-Assessment Checklist for Personnel Providing Behavioral Health Services and Supports to Children, Youth and their Families

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This checklist is 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. There is no answer key with correct responses.

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Promoting Cultural and Linguistic Competency: Self-Assessment Checklist for Personnel Providing Services and Support In Early Intervention and Early Childhood Settings

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This checklist is intended to heighten the awareness and sensitivity of personnel to the importance of cultural diversity, cultural competence and linguistic competence in early childhood settings. It provides concrete examples of the kinds of practices that foster such an environment. There is no answer key with correct responses.

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Promoting Cultural and Linguistic Competency: Self-Assessment Checklist for Personnel Providing Primary Health Care Services

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This checklist is intended to heighten the awareness and sensitivity of personnel to the importance of cultural and linguistic cultural competence in health, mental health and human service settings. It provides concrete examples of the kinds of beliefs, attitudes, values and practices which foster cultural and linguistic competence at the individual or practitioner level.

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National Public Health Performance Standards Program

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The NPHPSP is a National Partnership initiative that has developed National Public Health Performance Standards for state and local public health systems and for public health governing bodies. This website includes three assessment tools that organizations can utilize for quality improvement in health care organizations with a focus on public health.

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National Study of Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services in Managed Care Organizations (CLAS in MCOs Study): Final Report

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The intent of this study was to examine the nature and extent of the CLAS standards in managed care organizations (MCOs) across the country and highlight promising CLAS practices implemented by these organizations.

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Cultural Competency: Measurement as a Strategy for Moving Knowledge into Practice in State Mental Health Systems

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This report outlines the rationale for implementing cultural competence, the approaches to implementation, including the measurement of cultural competence as a strategy, and steps that a state mental health commissioner/director can take to move the cultural competence agenda from research into practice.

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Cultural Competency Assessment Scale

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This self-assessment tool is designed to suggest ways in which an agency can become culturally competent in order to better serve its clients. The scale is applicable to an agency delivering behavioral health care in an outpatient treatment environment.

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Cultural Competence Assessment - Primary Care (CCA-PC)

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This assessment, designed for use in primary care organizations, is a tool for assessing a physician's cultural sensitivity from the perspective of pediatric patients and their families. The assessment is designed to be administered to the parents of pediatric patients.

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Conducting a Cultural Competence Self-Assessment

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This toolkit provides organizations wishing to conduct an audit of their cultural competence with a self-assessment tool. The toolkit draws staff in from every level of the organization and includes an organizational questionnaire as well as interview questions designed to explore further issues that the initial questionnaire brings to light.

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