1. Cultural and Linguistic Competence Health Practitioner Assessment

    The Cultural and Linguistic Competence Health Practitioner Assessment (CLCHPA) self-guided learning activity was developed by the Georgetown University National Center for Cultural Competence. The CLCHPA is designed to enhance the delivery of high quality services for diverse patient/client populations, and promote cultural and linguistic as essential approaches addressing health and...
  2. Surveillance Success Stories: Fort Peck Indian Reservation

    Following a coordinated emergency response to a suicide cluster in 2010, tribal leaders began collecting data from multiple sources to describe detailed circumstances of suicide ideation, attempts and deaths. This allowed them to identify the role of substance abuse in suicide attempts and initiate family education for family members of...
  3. Community Resources for Suicide Prevention in Indian Country

    To highlight the resilience and strength of American Indian and Alaska Native people, and to encourage those communities who have or are currently experiencing the devastation of suicide, the Tribal Youth Training and Technical Assistance Center in collaboration with the Suicide Prevention Resource Center presented a webinar to help Tribes...
  4. Lessons in Reentry from Successful Programs and Participants

    ICF International has released “Lessons in Reentry from Successful Programs and Participants: The Final Report of the Reentry Employment Opportunities Benchmarking Study.” This report summarizes findings from a yearlong study of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Reentry Employment Opportunities (REO) program. The report highlights strategies that successful REO grantees use...
  5. Supporting LGBTQ Youth in Child Welfare through Cross-System Collaboration

    The Center for the Study of Social Policy’s (CSSP) newest policy report highlights the need to support lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) youth in child welfare by building cross-system collaborations. Youth who identify as LGBTQ or gender-nonconforming are over-represented in child welfare, and they experience higher instances of...
  6. Screening and Assessment of Co-occurring Disorders in the Justice System

    This monograph examines a wide range of evidence-based practices for screening and assessment of people in the justice system who have co-occurring mental and substance use disorders (CODs). Use of evidence-based approaches for screening and assessment is likely to result in more accurate matching of offenders to treatment services and more effective treatment...
  7. Poverty and Child Health in the United States

    Identifying poverty as one of the most widespread and persistent health risks facing children, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has issued recommendations urging doctors to ask at all well-child visits whether families are able to make ends meet. The new policy statement in the April 2016 issue of Pediatrics,...