Cultural Competence Health Practitioner Assessment


Cultural Competence Health Practitioner Assessment


This self-assessment tool is designed to promote cultural competence as an essential approach for health practitioners in the elimination of health disparities among racial and ethnic groups.

The Culture Competence Health Practitioner Assessment (CCHPA) has six subscales:

  • Values and belief systems
  • Cultural aspects of epidemiology
  • Clinical decisionmaking
  • Life cycle events
  • Cross-cultural communication
  • Empowerment/health management


National Center for Cultural Competence, Georgetown University Center for Child and Human Development

Funding Sources:

Bureau of Primary Health Care-Health Resources and Services Administration; U.S. Department of Health and Human Services


Release Date: 2004
Original Summary: June 2008
Last Updated: 05/07/14

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