Training Action Plan

Engaging and Partnering with Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Communities

Author(s)/Developer(s): Georgetown University National Center for Cultural Competence
Date: September 11, 2015
Publisher/Source: Georgetown University National Center for Cultural Competence
Contributed by: Georgetown University Center for Child and Human Development UCEDD
Type: Training Material

This Learning and Reflection Forum from the Leadership Institute on Cultural Diversity and Cultural and Linguistic Competence explores the experiences of organizations in Arizona, California, and Maryland in their successful initiatives to engage African American, Chinese, and Latino/Hispanic communities in support of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities across the lifespan. Viewers will be able to: (1) examine the conceptual frameworks, values, and practices of cultural and linguistic competence within the context of community engagement, and (2) describe approaches and strategies to engage diverse communities to plan, implement, and evaluate services and supports for individuals who experience developmental and other disabilities and their families. Viewers are encouraged to reflect on the role of leadership in bringing about organizational and system change.

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