Learning community established to examine the implementation of the National CLAS Standards in Behavioral Health Systems

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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 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.


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