The National CLAS Standards are intended to advance health equity, improve quality, and help eliminate health care disparities. This webinar will discuss how health care organizations need to ensure that awareness, adoption, and implementation of the National CLAS Standards are incorporated to have a more inclusive definition of culture in order to better serve the African Diaspora and the Caribbean communities.
- Highlights of the enhanced CLAS Standards that contribute to positive health outcomes for Black/African immigrants & persons of African and Caribbean descent
- Increased awareness on the Health and lifestyle attitudes for Afro Caribbean and immigrants
- The impacts of health equity and demographics/societal issues on Afro Caribbean and immigrants
- Understanding the importance of Intergenerational family education and support for this population
- Increased emphasis on:
- health beliefs and practices
- cultural tailoring service delivery
- resiliency factors
JACQUELINE COLEMAN, MEd, MSM, BA, CPC, certified professional coach with extensive experience as a senior program manager. Jacqueline has expertise in workforce development, organizational development, and contract management.
RONALD MURRAY, community leader with more than 15 years of training, education advocacy, counseling and social work experience beginning as a youth HIV/AIDS advocate consultant. He also is the founder and CEO of P.E.A.C.E. of Mind, LLC, a consulting agency that provides personal and professional development and education on the issues surrounding LGBTQ people of color. Ronald is a licensed social worker and chemical dependency counselor with a master’s degree in public administration. He lives in Columbus.