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Notes from a Roundtable on Conceptualizing and Measuring Cultural Competence

Date

(12/1999)

Author(s)

Western Interstate Commission on Higher Education (WICHE) Mental Health Program.

Description

This report includes presentations and a summary of discussion from a two-day roundtable held in Denver, Colorado on December 16-17, 1998. The event was sponsored by the Evaluation Center @HSRI (TEC), the Multicultural Mental Health Research Center (MMHRC), and the Western Interstate Commission on Higher Education (WICHE). The participants discussed and made recommendations for practical approaches to conceptualizing and measuring ethnocultural identity and cultural competence in the delivery of mental health services. Individual papers addressing measures of ethnocultural identity and cultural competence for use in evaluation of mental health systems presented are included as appendices.

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