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Cultural Competency Resources

The Serving Ohio Better Toolkit

This toolkit is an important piece of the ODH Cultural and Linguistic Competence Planning and Capacity Building efforts.  Find more information about these efforts by clicking the blue Serving Ohio Better link to the left.

The ODH Cultural and Linguistic Competency Workgroup, a body comprised of internal and external ODH stakeholders, guided development of this toolkit.  The tools and resources included have been assembled from various sources, resulting in a compilation of best practices in the field of cultural and linguistic competence.

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Multiethnic Advocates for Cultural Competence MACC

MACC is a 501(c) 3 not-for-profit statewide membership organization. A fourteen-member board of directors governs the organization. Board members represent consumers, consumer family members, advocates, behavioral, health professionals, and other human service disciplines that care for vulnerable populations and are nominated and elected by the membership committee.

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Think Cultural Health

The ‘Think Cultural Health’ web site features information, continuing education opportunities, resources, and more for health and health care professionals to learn about culturally and linguistically appropriate services, or CLAS. Launched in 2004, Think Cultural Health is sponsored by the Office of Minority Health.

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National Center for Cultural Competence

"The mission of the NCCC is to increase the capacity of health care and mental health care programs to design, implement, and evaluate culturally and linguistically competent service delivery systems to address growing diversity, persistent disparities, and to promote health and mental health equity"

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Last Updated: 9/8/2016