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CLAS Standards in Behavioral Health: Blacks/African Americans
February 12, 2019

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 African Americans.

(Note: this webinar was a joint effort between the Central East ATTC and the Central East MHTTC.)

OBJECTIVES:

  • Highlights enhanced CLAS Standards that contribute to positive health outcomes for Black/African Americans

  • Increased awareness of the health of Black/African Americans’ services

  • Impacts of health equity and demographics/societal issues on Black/African Americans

  • Increased emphasis on:

    • how mental health conditions affect the population

    • cultural competence in service delivery

    • the role family plays in treatment and service provision

    • faith, spirituality & trust

 

PRESENTERS:

Jacqueline ColemanJacqueline Coleman

MEd, MSM, BA, CPC

Certified Professional Coach

 

Ronald MurrayRonald Murray

MPA, LSW, LCDC-III

Community Leader