Culturally Tailored Programs
Culturally Tailored Programs Wednesday, January 18, 2012
Health interventions that are culturally tailored take into account the beliefs, values, and circumstances of specific cultural groups. Developing programs in a culturally relevant context can improve their effectiveness, particularly in traditionally underserved communities.
The featured Innovations describe three programs that delivered culturally tailored services to promote behavior change and improve health status among their target populations.
The featured QualityTools provide resources to support the development of culturally tailored diabetes and tobacco control programs.
- Culturally Tailored Cessation Program Significantly Reduces Tobacco Use Among Members of American Indian Tribe
- Social Worker-Led, Culturally Tailored Therapy and Support Improve Treatment Adherence, Depression-Related Symptoms, and Patient Satisfaction in Low-Income Hispanics With Diabetes
- Culturally Tailored Lifestyle Counseling Tied To Readiness for Change Helps Underserved African-American Women Reduce Dietary Fat Intake