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Greetings from St. Louis

I am here for the annual summit of the ACMHA, which is now called, “The College of Behavioral Health Leadership.” Attended by researchers, agency CEOs, leaders in the peer support movement, and other behavioral thinkers, the College takes on broad system change “drivers” and opens them up for examination with the aim of advancing them into public health/behavioral health systems. 526 more words

Service Delivery Reform

Being Inclusive of Gender Non-Conforming Students in College Settings

Cultural competency as defined by Cross, Bazron, Dennis, and Isaacs (1989) is an agency or system’s ability “to value diversity, have a capacity for cultural self assessment, be conscious of the dynamics inherent when cultures interact, have institutionalized culture knowledge, and have developed adaptations to service delivery reflecting an understanding of diversity.” To be a culturally competent educator according to the definition above one must be able to adapt curriculum to reflect their student’s culture. 1,133 more words

Classroom

Cultural Competency

I love learning about other cultures, and I will be the first to acknowledge that no matter how open minded you are, people tend to have stereotypes and prejudice about… 1,080 more words

Culture

Monica Todd and Eunice Park Present on Cultural Competence at UNM

Professors Monica Todd and Eunice Park presented “Cultural Competence–A Critical Skill for Modern Lawyering,” at the Rocky Mountain Legal Writing Conference, held at the University of New Mexico School of Law March 5-6. 64 more words

Celebrate Good Times, Come On!

A little while ago, we got a PM on our Facebook Anarchy & the EYLF Pirates page asking if we had any links about craft and celebrations. 590 more words

Ferguson Report: A How-Not-To-Do-It Guide To Law Enforcement

Reading the Department of Justice Report on the Ferguson Police Department is a lot like reading a “How-Not-To-Do-It Guide” to law enforcement. The findings of the DOJ… 827 more words

Diversity

My journey in the field of Mental Health

Hi there, I am Coach Kumud. My interest in mental health can be traced to when I was very young. As a child I lived in Ooty a hill station in the Niligiris. 1,132 more words

Guided Self-help