Promoting Cultural and Linguistic Competency: Self-Assessment Checklist for Personnel Providing Services and Supports in Early Intervention and Early Childhood Settings

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Promoting Cultural and Linguistic Competency: Self-Assessment Checklist for Personnel Providing Services and Supports in Early Intervention and Early Childhood Settings

Description

This checklist is intended to heighten the awareness and sensitivity of personnel to the importance of cultural diversity, cultural competence, and linguistic competence in early childhood settings. It provides concrete examples of the kinds of practices that foster such an environment.

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:

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

Funding Sources:

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

History

Release Date: 2005
Original Summary: July 2006
Last Updated: 05/07/14

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