What's New in the Enhanced National CLAS Standards

Culture Quality Collaborative

Wednesday Jul 24, 2013 03:00 pm to 04:00 pm EDT
United States

Presenter: Darci Graves, MPP, MA, Senior Health Education and Policy Specialist, Health Determinants & Disparities Practice, SRA International, Inc

The Office of Minority Health released the Enhanced National Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS) Standards in Health and Health Care on April 24, 2013 at the Kaiser Family Foundation's Barbara Jordan Conference Center in Washington, DC. To view the Standards and download the Blueprint for guidance and implementation strategies, visit the Think Cultural Health website at: https://www.thinkculturalhealth.hhs.gov/Content/clas.asp. Watch a video of the event, featuring Dr. Howard Koh, Assistant Secretary for Health and Dr. J. Nadine Gracia, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Minority Health at: http://tinyurl.com/oxync9b.

Learning Objectives:

By the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Define culture and health as detailed in the Enhanced National CLAS Standards,
  • Describe the target audiences and intended recipients of the Enhanced National CLAS Standards,
  • Describe key differences between the 2000 and 2013 iterations of the National CLAS Standards, and
  • Access resources on how to implement the Enhanced National CLAS Standards.

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