Leadership Development

Leadership Development: Educating managers, boards of directors, and other institutional leaders about the value of cultural and linguistic competence practices and encouraging them to support those practices. Developing leadership qualities in individuals and organizations in the cultural competence field.

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Multicultural Organizational Development in Nonprofit Organizations

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What does it take to integrate cultural competence into the day-to-day operations of a community-based nonprofit organization? Once the work is started, how do you move it to the next level and sustain an ongoing process?

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UPAC-Elder Multicultural Access and Support Services Program

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UPAC Elder Multicultural Access and Support Services (EMASS) Program is using a promotora model to reach out to unserved and underserved senior population (60 and older) from Latino, Filipino, African American and Somali (African Refugees) communities in the North, Central, and South Regions of San Diego County.  This Program is funded by the County of San Diego - Behavioral Health Service

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Cultural Friction Among Staff

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I have heard of a situation where there is some difficulty brewing (friction, lack of unity, etc.) among interpreters related to each others cultures.  Can anyone can share ideas, resources, or experiences concerning intraorganizational cultural understanding, competency, and awareness?

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Curricula Enhancement Module Series

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Developed for the Maternal and Child Health Bureau, this curricula enhancement module series was designed to increase the capacity of human service organizations to incorporate principles and practices of cultural and linguistic competence into all aspects of their leadership training.

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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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Strategies for Leadership: A Diversity and Cultural Proficiency Assessment Tool for Leaders

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This tool is a guide designed for hospital and health care leaders in order to assess where their organization is in the process of providing culturally proficient and sensitive health care to all patients. The publication includes a checklist, action steps, case studies and a bibliography.

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Exploring Cultural and Linguistic Services in the Nation's Hospitals: A Report of Findings

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This report provides insight into the challenges, activities and perspectives of 60 hospitals across the nation, and a snapshot of the ways that culture and language issues are being addressed in these hospitals. Topic areas include leadership, quality improvement, patient safety, workforce diversity, language services, and community engagement.

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