The project is developing a set of reports, products, and resources designed to serve as a foundation and establish a standard for CLC and diversity curricula, training, faculty and staff development, and community engagement across all core functions.
The Project is conducting an environmental scan consisting of several components: (1) creating criteria based on accepted definitions of cultural and linguistic competence (CLC) to vet and identify gaps in extant curricula and training resources used by UCEDDs; (2) conducting a scoping review of the literature; (3) conducting a vetting process of the extant CLC curricula and training resources used by UCEDDs focused on such topics as diversity, inclusion, disparities, disproportionality, and academic-community partnerships; and (4) conducting structured interviews of all UCEDD Directors to ascertain a baseline of current understanding, commitment, and concerns about integrating diversity and CLC into their programs.
The Project identified and reviewed the following resources using the vetting criteria developed by the team:
Resources presented here were deemed to meet key vetting criteria.
The Project is creating a set of final reports and resources that include: