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Build Your Cultural Literacy Skills with CLAS Matters!

Publication Date: Mar 27, 2021

April 8, 15, and 22, 2021, 2:00-4:00pm Central 

Knowing how to work effectively with clients from diverse backgrounds is an important skills for today's behavioral health providers. The National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Services in Health and Health Care (the National CLAS Standards) are a set of principles and actions that health organizations can follow to improve services for everyone they serve. 

CLAS Matters! is a new three-part training series developed to help participants learn and implement the the National CLAS Standards. The Great Lakes ATTC is pleased to offer this interactive training to the behavioral health workforce in HHS Region 5.

Trainer Alfredo Cerrato, Senior Cultural and Workforce Development Officer for the Great Lakes Mental Health, Addiction, and Prevention Technology Transfer Centers, has more than 25 years of international relations and development experience and specializes in cross-cultural communications, cultural dynamics, conflict resolution, and process improvement topics.

Participants who attend all three trainings in full will be eligible to receive 6 NAADAC CEUs. 

Register here for the April 2021 session

Watch the Great Lakes ATTC, MHTTC, and PTTC calendars for info on future sessions.