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Nuts and Bolts of Incorporating Cultural and Linguistic Competence in Training Programs


Sunday, November 6, 2011 12:30PM - 03:00PM

Location: Washington Room A

Featured Presenter(s)

  1. Tawara Goode, MA.  Assistant Professor and Director, National Center for Cultural Competence, Georgetown University Center for Child and Human Development.  Washington, DC
  2. Suzanne Bronheim, PhD.  Associate Professor and Senior Policy Associate, National Center for Cultural Competence, Georgetown University Center for child and Human Development.  Washington, DC


Session Description

The National Center for Cultural Competence (NCCC) developed a curricula enhancement module series to increase the capacity of MCH-funded programs to incorporate principles and practices of cultural and linguistic competence into all aspects of their leadership training. The modules provide faculty with 1) a set of defined areas of knowledge, skills, and awareness; 2) instructional and self-discovery strategies; and 3) listings and links to a broad array of teaching tools and resources for each core content area.

This interactive workshop will provide an overview of the module series, concrete examples of how to use and/or adapt the content to the unique needs of your training program and/or setting, and discuss the challenges and opportunities in teaching this content. Participants are encouraged to bring their own laptops to have online access to the modules during the workshop.