Webinar: Integrating Behavioral Health Care in a Primary Care Practice

According to SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration), people with mental and substance abuse disorders may die decades earlier than the average person, mostly from untreated and preventable chronic illnesses like hypertension, diabetes, obesity, and cardiovascular disease. Primary care settings are a gateway to the behavioral health system, and primary care providers increasingly […]

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Health Literacy Tool Shed

This resource is a repository of multilingual tools to assess literacy in the following domains: Application/function Communication: Listener Communication: Speaker Comprehension Conceptual Knowledge General Information seeking: Document Information seeking: Interactive media navigation Listening comprehension Numeracy Prose: Comprehension Prose: Pronunciation And in the following specific contexts. Asthma Blood pressure Cancer Dental health Diabetes End-stage kidney disease […]

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Example of a Policy and Procedure for Providing Auxiliary Aids for Persons with Disabilities

As its descriptive title announces, this is a sample Policy and Procedure for providing auxiliary aids for persons with disabilities. It may be used as a template by any organization seeking to develop compliant policies and procedures. Click here to access the Policy and Procedure

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Disability-Competent Care –What is it and Why Is It Important?

This is a webinar. It belongs to the Leading Healthcare Practices and Training: Defining and Delivering Disability-Competent Care” Series. At this link, the user is able to find: The Webinar presentation, a 508-Compliant Presentation, a Webinar Transcript and a Webinar Summary explaining the model for Disability-Competent Care. Click here to access the webinar

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Building an Organizational Response to Health Disparities

A practical Guide to Implementing the National CLAS Standards: For racial, Ethnic and Linguistic Minorities, People with Disabilities and Sexual and Gender Minorities. This resource toolkit is a compilation of many other resources. The purpose of this toolkit is to enable organizations to implement the National CLAS Standards and improve health equity. Each resource listed […]

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