CLAS in BH: Latinx Community
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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 individuals within the Latinx community.
Define the CLAS standards
Explore the CLAS Themes and Recommendations
Understand how CLAS applies to decreasing health disparities in behavioral health for Latinx communities
Learn how to implement the CLAS standards in organizations
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. She is a cultivator and trainer of professionals in multiple sectors. Jacqueline provides strategic consultation on LEADERVATION (gender-tailored programs, equity and diversity initiatives, and systems change processes).
PIERLUIGI MANCINI, PhD, MAC, one of the most sought after national and international consultants and speakers on the subject of mental health and addiction, his area of expertise is immigrant behavioral health. As a national consultant, Dr. Mancini has provided expert content on immigrant behavioral health and cultural competency to clients at the local, state and federal level. Projects have included work on developing and implementing cultural competency plans, policies, procedures and training manuals. Training topics include the implementation of CLAS standards; developing cultural competence organizational assessments; developing cultural and linguistically appropriate programs; cultural competence in the strategic prevention framework and training staff on the importance of cultural competence among others.