ToT attendees learn a theoretical framework of cultural competence in health and human services. You learn to become confident and adept at teaching tangible skills necessary to provide culturally responsive care, and to develop an authentic approach toward addressing and disrupting inequities while being respectful of preserving relationships. The instruction includes a detailed review of nine modules of curriculum, hours of lessons on training techniques, individualized opportunities to teach-back a module with feedback from your training cohort and instructor, and the comradery of learning with a diverse group of individuals from various work environments.
Our program includes learning how to train on topics such as:
- The principles of cultural competency
- Understanding the dynamics of difference
- The culture of Western medicine/biomedicine
- Accountabilities: National CLAS (Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services) standards, Joint Commission accreditation standards, and more
- Building culturally competent community partnerships
- Building a culturally competent system of care