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Understanding and Operationalizing the National CLAS Standards: The role of Individuals and Organizations in Building Equity

Understanding and Operationalizing the National CLAS Standards: The Role of Individuals and Organizations in Building Equity
Date and Time: June 22, 2022   9:00am to 12:00pm CT

This training will explore the development of disparities in the US and their impacts on racialized and marginalized communities with an equity lens. The participants will learn about the enhanced CLAS Standards and this training will describe techniques, strategies, and opportunities for implementing the standards. Participants will also learn about approaches and strategies grounded in cultural humility and cultural intelligence. Moreover, the participants will learn Cultural Self-Assessments and other tools designed to improve services and eliminate health disparities.


  1. Define health disparities and health equity;
  2. Understand and describe the concepts of cultural humility and cultural intelligence;
  3. Describe the National CLAS Standards as a tool to develop equity; and

Name at least 3 strategies and 2 tools for participant/client engagement, retention, improving outcomes.

Presenter: Haner Hernández, Ph.D., CPS, CADCII, LADCI

Participants will receive 3 FREE CEU hours based on attendance. This course has been approved for the following types of CEUs:
- National Association for Social Workers (NASW)
- Texas Certification Board (TCBAP), an International Certification & Reciprocity Consortium (IC&RC) for counselors

For questions regarding types of CEUs offered or registration, please contact Mary Cook at [email protected]

This event was developed in response to a need identified in Region 6 to provide professionals in Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas with culturally appropriate and responsive skills and trainings to provide the best and up to date practices for their clients. 

Starts: Jun. 22, 2022 9:00 am
Ends: Jun. 22, 2022 12:00 pm
Registration Deadline
June 22, 2022
Event Type
Webinar/Virtual Training
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