Cultural Competency

CPWNY welcomes you to watch the SUNY Albany’s, Center for Public Health Continuing Education School of Public Health’s videos on Cultural Competency.  The webinars are free and entitle the viewer to FREE 1.0 CME, CNE and CHES. Please access:

http://www.albany.edu/sph/cphce/advancing_cc.shtml#tab3    (select course descriptions)

Another option for cultural competency is to view one or all of the 3 webinars below (there are no continuing education credits for these interactive webinars but they count as training for cultural competency):

http://tlcprojects.org/NEAT/race_final.html

http://tlcprojects.org/NEAT/OverviewPart-II.html

http://tlcprojects.org/NEAT/CulturalCompetence.html

  • Webinar: Addressing the Behavioral Health Needs of Transgender & Gender Non-Conforming Patients.  This webinar aims to build competency to address the behavioral health needs of transgender and gender non-conforming patients in a culturally appropriate manner.  For more information, agenda, and registration, please click here.
  • The National LGBT Cancer Network has created a state of the art LGBTQ Cultural Competency Training Curriculum for healthcare and social services providers. The toolkit and curriculum provides education to the LGBT community about their increased cancer risks and the importance of screening/early detection; Training to healthcare providers to offer culturally competent and safe treatment to LGBT people; Advocating for LGBT inclusion in cancer research, and supports LGBT cancer survivors through free online support services. For more information and to access the curriculum, please visit the National LGBT Cancer Network page here.

Health Literacy

MUST VIEW THE VIDEO ON HEALTH LITERACY IN ADDITION TO A WEBINARS ABOVE.   THIS VIDEO IS USED BY PERMISSION THROUGH THE AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION- It is with real people, not actors and is excellent.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cGtTZ_vxjyA


 

Attestation Form

If you view any of the above  webinars please complete the attached attestation form and fax to Patricia Podkulski at 716-886-0704 or email to ppodkuls@chsbuffalo.org or Lauren Moore, phone number 716-862-2479, email address: lmoore1@chsbuffalo.org

 


 

Cultural Competency and Health Literacy Training In-person training

 

CPWNY will host 4 large Cultural Competency and Health Literacy training sessions in 2017—stay tuned for more information on dates, times and places.

CPWNY also offers to larger practices (>10 employees) office-site Cultural Competency and Health Literacy training.

If you would like to have an office training rather than viewing videos please contact Lauren Moore at (716) 862-2479, email address: lmoore1@chsbuffalo.org  or Patti Podkulski (716)862-2160, email to ppodkuls@chsbuffalo.org to schedule an educational session at your practice.


News

  • The Executive Summary results of Cultural Competency/Health Literacy CLAS Survey of Partners is now available in the “Partners Only” Cultural Competency & Health Literacy page.  CPWNY partners can view the results by signing in under the “Partners Only” page.
  • The Department of Health has released the “2016 Health Equity Report – County Edition.”  Within this report you will find valuable information on the health status of racial and ethnic populations across New York State.  You can read the report here.


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