Category: cultural competency

Register for Webinar: Building Resiliency for Girls in the Juvenile Justice System by Disrupting the Abuse to Prison Pipeline

Hosted by the Justice Clearinghouse This webinar will examine how gendered violence can create pathways for the girls who experience it into the juvenile justice system. It will also examine how social attitudes towards girls, especially girls of color and LGBTQ girls, contribute to their being criminalized for their own abuse, and identify strategies to …

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Olympia’s New Discipline Plans Say Schools Must Be Fairer and Work with Parents

The Seattle Times By Claudia Rowe For the first time, education leaders in Olympia are officially stating that school discipline must be “culturally responsive” and families and communities must be part of efforts to address student misbehavior. In a series of proposed new policies to make school discipline fairer, the state’s education department has spelled out several …

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Register for Webinar: Improving Behavioral Health Integration through Culturally Appropriate Service Delivery

Hosted by the SAMHSA-HRSA Center for Integrated Health Solutions Racially diverse and ethnic minority populations continue to experience disparities in behavioral health services access, treatment, and outcomes. Though the factors contributing to these disparities may include social determinants such as housing, education, and job status, provider bias and a lack of cultural and linguistic competency (CLC) …

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