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Culturally Effective Care Tookit

Description:

The American Academy of Pediatrics has designed a new toolkit to support health care providers in delivering accessible, culturally-competent services to children, adolescents and their families. This resource can be used to inform health professionals in a variety of fields about the importance of identifying the "unique needs of distinct population groups" and integrating cultural beliefs and values into the health care services and supports.

Toolkit:

Maternal, Child, and Adolescent Health Toolkit

Keyword Area:

Access to Care, Adolescents, Child, Cultural Competency

Jurisdiction:

Institutional Author:

American Academy of Pediatrics

Submitted:

05/09/2011

Modified:

05/09/2011

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