A Guide to Planning and Implementing Cultural Competence Organizational Self-Assessment

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A Guide to Planning and Implementing Cultural Competence Organizational Self-Assessment

Description

The National Center for Cultural Competence (NCCC) prepared this six-page guide to assist health and human services organizations in assessing their ability to address the needs and preferences of culturally and linguistically diverse groups of consumers. This guide addresses the following topics regarding organizational self-assessment:

  • Rationale for self-assessment
  • Essential elements in achieving cultural competence
  • The benefits of self-assessment
  • The NCCC’s values and guiding principles of self-assessment
  • Useful steps for planning and implementing self-assessment

Developer:

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

Funding Sources:

Maternal and Child Health Bureau-Health Resources and Services Administration

History

Release Date: 2002
Original Summary: July 2006
Last Updated: 10/28/09

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