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National Resources on Cultural Competency

Resources/Recursos:

Center for Healthy Families and Cultural Diversity
Department of Family Medicine/UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
http://www2.umdnj.ed u/fmedweb/chfcd/INDEX.HTM

Center for International Rehabilitation Research Information and Exchange
http://cirrie.buffalo.edu/cdresources

Centro Nacional De Diseminación de Información para Niños con Discapacidades.
www.nichcy.org/spanish.htm
Address: P.O. Box 1492 , Washington , D.C. 20013 . 800-695-0285.
Sitio del Web con Preguntas Comunes, Publicaciones, Buscar información, y más.

Cross Cultural Health Care Program
http://www.xculture.org

Disability Information
www.disability.gov
Helps you access a wide variety of resources quickly and easily. The site organizes information and issues concerning disabilities into nine categories, listed as color-coded tabs at the top of every page.

Diversity in Medicine
http://www.amsa.org/div

DiversityWeb, Association of American Colleges and Universities
http://www.diversityweb.org

EthnoMed
http://www.ethnomed.org

Family Support Center of New Jersey provides access to up-to-date information on specific disabilities, health problems, diseases, family support resources, services and programs, in ONE phone call. Mimi Walsh, (732) 974-1144. 1-800-FSC-NJ10 (NJ Only). Fax: (732) 974-0940. Email: FSCNJ@aol.com.

Georgetown University-National Center for Cultural Competence
http://nccc.georgetown.edu/

HRSA-funded national Health Disparity Collaboratives
www.healthdisparities.net

Information Service on Disabilities ( Servicio de Información sobre discapacidad)
http://sid.usal.es
This is an international web page in Spanish, based in Spain.

Medicare and Mental Health Services
http://www.ehealthmedicare.com/faq-does-the-original-medicare-plan-pay-for-mental-health-care

National Council on Interpreting in Health Care
http://www.ncihc.org

Newark Public Library
www.npl.org
Sala Hispanoamericana houses the largest Spanish-language collection of any public library in the state. It regularly provides information, resources and materials in Spanish to other libraries throughout New Jersey .

National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS) in Health Care
Office of Minority Health Resource Center
http://www.omhrc.gov/CLAS

New Jersey Department of Health & Senior Services, Office of Minority and Multicultural Health
http://www.state.nj.us/health/commiss/omh/index.shtml

Office for Civil Rights
http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/lep/guide.html

Resources for Cross Cultural Health Care
http://www.diversityrx.org

Self Help Groups
New Jersey Self Help Clearing House coordinates information on a number of support groups around New Jersey that are run in Spanish, or in English/Spanish. You can get the list by calling 1-800-367-6274 or going to www.selfhelpgroups.org. They include groups in Spanish related to visual impairments, mental illness, disabilities, Down Syndrome, and others.

SPANN
El Club de Padres/Multilingual Center of Catholic Family and Community Services. Run by Rose Kardashian or SPAN. Offers informational materials in Spanish and technical assistance to families. http://www.spannj.org/support/parents_place.htm

The Power of Diversity: Supporting the Immigrant Workforce .
Curriculum designed for front line supervisors of agencies to help them work with a diverse workforce. $68.00. email: publications@icimail.umn.edu. Guides can be downloaded from www.rtc.umn.edu/pdf/iw_facguide.pdf and . www.rtc.umn.edu/pdf/iw_lrnguide.pdf

ProyectoVision
www.proyectovision.net
A bi-lingual web site for Latinos with disabilities from the World Institute on Disability in California .

The Provider's Guide to Quality and Culture
http://erc.msh.org/quality&culture

United Spinal
www.unitedspinal.org
They have a booklet for self advocates called Taking Action, also published in a Spanish version. Call 718-803-3782 or visit web site.

UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School – Center for Healthy Families and Cultural Diversity/Department of Family
http://www2.umdnj.edu/fmedweb/chfcd/Index.htm

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
http://www.samhsa.gov

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Minority Health’s National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS) in Health Care
http://www.omhrc.gov/CLAS

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/lep/guide.html

U.S. Department of Justice
http://www.usdoj.gov/crt/cor/13166.htm

Video/CD-ROM/Facilitator's Guide, Contributors:

Community Voices: Exploring Cross-Cultural Care Through Cancer . Video and Facilitator's Guide by Jennie Greene, MS & Kim Newell, MD (Available from the Harvard Center for Cancer Prevention, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Avenue, Bldg 2, Rm 105, Boston, MA 02115; Phone (617) 432-0038; Fax: (617)-432-1722; hccp@hsph.harvard.edu, or Fanlight Productions, www.fanlight.com).

The Angry Heart: The Impact of Racism on Heart Disease Among African Americans . By Jay Fedigan. (Available from Fanlight Productions, www.fanlight.com).

 

 
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