Cultural Competence in Public Health

The following products have been produced pertaining to cultural competence in public health:

1.) An annotated bibliography containing 14 references related to culturally comptence in public health. These were chosen as the most relevant texts after an extensive search of the literature.

2.) A research brief that provides a synthesis of the major trends in the area of cultural competence in public health.

3.) A Master's of Public Health Cultural Competence Individual Assessment survey for students conducting fieldwork, so that they may assess their own cultural competence.

4.) A Master's of Public Health Cultural Competence Organizational Assessment survey for students conducting fieldwork, so that they may assess the cultural competence of the organization in which they were conducting their fieldwork.  

5.) A Cultural Competence Module for use in the classroom which focuses on how individuals can develop their own cultural competence and how public health work can be approached from a culturally sensitive perspective.

6.) A video of Professor Diana Romero presenting major concepts from the module with accompanying PowerPoint slides.

7.) "Considering Cultural Competence in the Context of Public Health: Selected Readings and Exercises," a workbook on cultural competence in public health that is meant to accompany the PHCC module. The selected readings and exercises link cultural values to behaviors and show how culture influences communication styles.

8.) "Development of Cultural Competence Tools for Graduate Education in Public Health," a PHCC research poster that graphically presents the Public Health Cultural Competency (PHCC) project: background and objectives, the methods used, and the results and next steps of the FIPSE-funded project.