Camp Health Aide Manual
Manual for Camp Health Aides, Promotoras or Community Health Workers implementing general health programs in their communities. Available in English and Spanish. Developed by Migrant Health Promotion (HRSA Grantee)
Camp Health Aide Program Implemenation Guide
Guide to implementing a Promotora program including recruiting, supervision and evaluation of Promotora programs. Developed by Migrant Health Promotion (HRSA Grantee)
Salud Para Todos Manual
Manual for Promotores(as) working with farmworkers on mental health topics such as: domestic violence, stress, substance abuse, etc. Developed by Migrant Health Promotion (HRSA Grantee)
Manual for Teens functioning as peer health educators to provide education on topics such as communication, healthy relationships, STIs and HIV/AIDS prevention. Developed by Migrant Health Promotion (HRSA Grantee)
Newsletter developed by Promotoras for Promotoras providing education and tools on specific health topics. Bilingual. Developed by Migrant Health Promotion (HRSA Grantee)
Dinámicas are activities with a specific purpose. Some are “get-to-know-you” games like ice breakers. Others are designed to get people moving or to review material and reflect on the experience of participants. Bilingual. Developed by Migrant Health Promotion (HRSA Grantee)
To address the critical need for relevant information about the Migrant and Seasonal Farmworker (MSFW) population nationwide, the Migrant Clinicians Network developed an innovative project to test a set of methodologies for collecting and analyzing MSFW data. (HRSA Grantee)
The focus of this article is clinical practice, but the organization as a whole must also work towards incorporating cultural competency; the resources that follow address this need. Developed by Migrant Clinicians Network (HRSA Grantee)
Migrant Health Issues This article is about the health issues that face migrant and other mobile underserved populations are similar to those faced by other disadvantaged groups, including the poor, and especially rural poor, and recent immigrants. Developed by Migrant Clinicians Network (HRSA Grantee)
MCN Streamline article "Cultural Competency in Practice" March/April 2002 Streamline Newsletter. Developed by Migrant Clinicians Network (HRSA Grantee)
MCN began their Family Violence Prevention Initiative offering varied programs and resources to end familial and interpersonal violence in the migrant and immigrant community. Through clinical and community interventions, MCN offered these cultural specific programs and resources to address the barriers/risk factors that migrant and immigrant women face. Developed by Migrant Clinicians Network (HRSA Grantee)
MCN Diabetes Online Toolkit
The purpose of this online toolkit is to offer a free, central & easily accessible place with information and quality tools and resources around diabetes care for migrants and other mobile underserved individuals.Developed by Migrant Clinicians Network (HRSA Grantee)
Migrant Clinicians Network Cultural Competence in Practice (HRSA Grantee)
National Center For Farmworker Health, Inc. (HRSA Grantee)
USA-Mexico Border Health Cultural Competency at the Rural Assistance Center (HRSA Grantee)
National Health Care for the Homeless Council (HRSA Grantee)
Care Model Toolkit (Public Housing) (HRSA Grantee)
Introduction to LGBT Health: Ending Invisibility, Overcoming Health Disparities (Webinar) (Fenway Institute, HRSA Grantee)
This archived webinar provides an overview of LGBT health disparities, demographics, and terminology, as well as key strategies for bringing high quality care to LGBT people at health centers and other health care organizations. Participants will also learn about creating LGBT-inclusive environments of care and about the intersections of LGBT health, population health and patient centered medical homes.
Improving the Health Care of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) People: Understanding and Eliminating Health Disparities (PDF - 2.9 MB) (Fenway Institute, HRSA Grantee)
This document offers a brief but comprehensive overview of the major issues relevant to the health and health care of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. The authors discuss LGBT demographics, terminology, and concepts; they also review LGBT health disparities across the life span. Clinicians and health care organizations will learn steps they can take to improve access to patient-centered care for their LGBT patients, including collecting data on sexual orientation and gender identity, creating a welcoming environment and providing interventions that respond to LGBT disparities.
National LGBT Health Education Center (HRSA Grantee)Transgender HIV/AIDS Health Services Best Practices Guidelines (HRSA Contractor)
Collecting Culturally- and Linguistically-Specific Patient Data. Under the Affordable Care Act, to the extent practicable, federal health data collections will include culturally- and linguistically-specific data on populations served. Guidance and tools have yet to be developed. This information is included as an advisory for program planners.
Culture. Attitudes and behaviors that are characteristic of a group or community. Learn more: What is Cultural Competence? (Office of Minority Health)
Cultural Competence. A set of congruent behaviors, attitudes, and policies that come together in a system, agency, or among professionals that enables effective work in cross-cultural situations. What is Cultural Competence? (Office of Minority Health)
Limited English Proficiency
TeamSTEPPS: This evidence-based module will provide insight into the core concepts of teamwork as they are applied to your work with patients who have difficulty communicating in English.
The degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions.
Writing that is clear and to the point, which helps to improve communication and takes less time to read and understand.