2016 Health Equity Training Series


Each training in the 2016 series included a facilitated discussion led by staff from the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity.

MOVING FROM CULTURAL COMPETENCY TO CULTURAL HUMILITY
July 13, 2016

This session focuses on the value of moving beyond cultural competency and into cultural humility. Whereas the term cultural competency encompasses mandates, policies, standards, etc., cultural humility is a lifelong commitment to self-evaluation, self-critique and developing beneficial and non-paternalistic relationships.

Presenters: Kip Holley & Charles Noble, Kirwan Institute for Race and Ethnicity

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THE JOURNEY TO CLAS (CULTURALLY AND LINGUISTICALLY APPROPRIATE SERVICES) 
August 31, 2016

This session focuses on:

  • The history of the Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS) Standards
  • CLAS Standards as a strategy to help eliminate health inequities
  • Tailoring services/resources to meet the needs of a population’s culture and/or language
  • The positive health outcomes for diverse populations when adhering to CLAS Standards

Presenter: Jamoya Cox, Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services

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EFFECTIVELY ENGAGING RESIDENTS IN THE COMMUNITIES WE SERVE 

September 20, 2016

This presentation centers on understanding the burden of disease and features real-world examples of implementing culturally competent programs. It also includes information about the role of the office of Health Equity and how they can be a resource to CPH staff and community partner agencies.

Presenter: Dr. Melissa K. Thomas, Manager, Health Disparities Research Office of Health Equity - OhioHealth Research & Innovation Institute

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TRAUMA-INFORMED CARE 
October 6, 2016

This session focuses on:

  • The many forms in which trauma can occur (i.e. neighborhood violence, food insecurity, chronic poverty, housing insecurity, etc.)
  • The impact of chronic stress
  • Acute and chronic stress response
  • Identifying and addressing implicit bias

Presenter: Kimberly Turner - Mt. Carmel Crime and Trauma Assistance Program

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