The National Technical Assistance Center for Children's Mental Health at Georgetown University is seeking 20 individuals from state, territorial, and tribal level behavioral health systems who are committed to making a difference by implementing cultural and linguistic competency.
Members of state, territorial, and tribal level behavioral health organizations are invited to apply to participate in a free, interactive Learning Community on the implementation of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office of Minority Health’s (OMH) National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS) in Health and Health Care or the National CLAS Standards. The Learning Community begins in May, 2014 and ends in May, 2015.
These learning sessions will be facilitated by:
- The National Technical Assistance Center for Children’s Mental Health and the National Center for Cultural Competence at Georgetown University Center for Child and Human Development, which provides training and technical assistance to child, youth, and family serving systems on cultural and linguistic competence and disparities in behavioral health.
- The Health Determinants & Disparities Practice at SRA International, Inc., which serves as the management team that led the enhancement of National CLAS Standards released in 2013, and maintain the Think Cultural Health initiative (www.ThinkCulturalHealth.hhs.gov) on behalf of the HHS Office of Minority Health.
The National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors (NASMHPD) supports this Learning Community on the Implementation of theNational CLAS Standards in Behavioral Health and encourages applications. NASMHPD will participate throughout the process and will help disseminate lessons learned.
- Please go to the following link for more information and to submit your application. http://gucchdtacenter.georgetown.edu/Activities/CLAS.html
- For more information, please contact Vivian Jackson at email@example.com or Crystal Barksdale at Crystal_Barksdale@sra.com