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CLAS in BH: Blacks/African Americans

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.


  • Highlights enhanced CLAS Standards that contribute to positive health outcomes for Black/African Americans
  • Increased awareness on 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 of family plays in treatment and service provision
    • Faith, spirituality & trust



Behavioral Health care professionals and advocates interested in improving cultural competence and humility in the delivery of behavioral health.



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.


The recording is now available for viewing

Starts: Feb. 13, 2019 11:00 am
Ends: Feb. 13, 2019 12:00 pm
Registration Deadline
February 13, 2019
Event Type
Webinar/Virtual Training
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