Reflective Practice Tools for Cultural and Linguistic Responsiveness were developed by Intercultural Solutions to be used by Oregon's Home Visiting professional community. Included are Guiding Principles for Reflective Practice, Inquiry Questions, Supervisor Guidance and an Individual Competency Work plan.
National Center for Cultural Competence At the Georgetown University Center for Child and Human Development has resources that include self-assessments, distance learning and tools to improve practice.
Coalition of Communities of Color, a Portland based racial justice organization, developed
a Tool for Organizational Self-Assessment Related to Racial Equity along with a Protocol for Culturally Responsive Organizations.
The Head Start Early Childhood Learning & Knowledge Center (ECLKC) has resources including webinars, training and reading materials on cultural and language.
Early Childhood Translation Glossary was developed by members of the Early Learning Division, Oregon Health Authority and Western Oregon University, with participation of diverse language speakers. This glossary can be used when translating documents to assist translation services, or when utilizing an interpreter to use language that is familiar to the families you work with. Visit this webpage and look under “Resources” to find the early learning glossaries in Spanish, Russian, Vietnamese and Chinese.
for change is a training organization for focused on social
justice and radical change. View their training tools and resources.
An English Spanish Early Learning Glossary was created
by the Oregon Early Learning Division to be used to assist with translations. View the glossary.
National Institute for Children’s Health Quality
(NICHQ) has a 7 step Implicit Bias Resources Guide.
Cultural and Linguistic Competence into the Recruitment and Retention of Home
Visitors is a guide that was created by HRSA in 2017 and offers
tangible strategies for organizations.
Videos & Online Training
Cultural Humility: People, Principles and Practices, is a 30-minute documentary by San Francisco State professor Vivian Chávez, that explains Cultural Humility, a concept originally developed by Doctors Melanie Tervalon and Jann Murray-Garcia, as a set of principles that guide the thinking, behavior and actions of individuals and institutions.
Arkansas Home Visiting Network offers free online training modules including one entitled Cross Cultural Competency for Home Visitors. Register and get information.
The Oregon Center for Nursing offers education opportunities in cultural competence and diversity, including archived webinars with available continuing nursing education credits.
Unnatural Causes: Is Inequality making us sick? is a seven-part documentary series addressing racial and socioeconomic inequities in health. The website also includes discussion guides and an action toolkit.
David R. Williams a Public health sociologist delivers
the TED talk
“How racism makes us sick”
Intersectionality 101 Video Created by Teaching
View more TED talks on race.
M. Tervalon, J. Murray-Garcia (1998). Cultural humility versus cultural competence: a critical distinction in defining physician training outcomes in multicultural education, Journal of health care for the poor and underserved, Vol. 9, No. 2. (May 1998), pp. 117-125.