Workforce Diversity

Workforce Diversity: Training and recruiting to increase the diversity of health care organization staff and manage issues that arise in a multicultural work environment.

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U-Health: Better Data, Better Decisions, Better Outcomes

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This partnership is the first-ever coalition of university presidents and the AAMC focusing jointly on driving health equity by transforming their institutions’ efforts to shape the health workforce.

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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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Diversity Training v. Cultural Competency Training

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We get some great discussions on our CLAS-talk email discussion list and occasionally we share them here. They have been edited for brevity and clarity.

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What are the differences between diversity training and education in cultural competency? How are these terms used and why does it matter?

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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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Mexican Indigenous Languages

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We get some great questions and responses in our CLAStalk email discussion list and occasionally we share them here with the permission of the authors. These have been edited for brevity, privacy, and clarity.

 

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Community Health Workers National Workforce Study

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This report describes a comprehensive national study of the community health worker (CHW) workforce. The 27-month research project utilized a survey of verified CHW employers in all 50 States, more in-depth interviews of employers and CHWs in 4 States, conducted a comprehensive review of the literature, and made national and State workforce estimates using databases from the Census and the U.S.

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Cultural Competence in Health Care: Emerging Frameworks and Practical Approaches

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To provide a framework for discussion and examples of practical approaches to cultural competence, this report evaluates current definitions of cultural competence, identifies models of culturally competent care, and provides recommendations for implementing culturally competent interventions to improve the quality of health care.

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