Speaking Together Toolkit

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Speaking Together Toolkit

Description

This toolkit offers detailed guidance for building a high-quality language services program. Each section of the toolkit includes steps that guide management of operations and provides strategies to improve services in many care settings.

The toolkit provides the information and resources needed to:

  • Identify individuals, strategies, and tools to build and improve language services
  • Evaluate and improve the quality of an existing language services program
  • Generate ideas for measuring, monitoring, and making improvements in the delivery of language services
  • Integrate advanced practices around language services into health care organizations

Developer:

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation; George Washington University, School of Public Health and Health Services

Funding Sources:

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation; George Washington University, School of Public Health and Health Services

History

Release Date: 2008
Original Summary: November 2008
Last Updated: 03/16/09

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