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

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

Description

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 that foster cultural and linguistic competence at the individual or practitioner level.

This checklist can be used to assess cultural and linguistic competence in the following areas:

  • Physical environment, materials, and resources
  • Communication styles
  • Values and attitudes

Developer:

Georgetown University, Center for Child & Human Development

Funding Sources:

Georgetown University, Center for Child & Human Development

History

Release Date: 2004
Original Summary: July 2006
Last Updated: 12/18/13

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