Information for Current Grantees

Cultural and Linguistic Competency Training

​VCTF provides Cultural and Linguistic Competency training required for our Grantees each year.  Please check back in March 2018 for the next round of trainings.

Presented by: Maria Mercedes Avila, PhD.
Learning Objectives:

  • Demonstrate increased self-awareness of racial, ethnic and class biases.
  • Define cultural and linguistic competency and indicate familiarity with the stages of cultural competency (or continuum).
  • Describe the implications of demographic trends for health disparities.
  • Identify links between racial and health inequities and disparities.
  • Integrate National CLAS Standards into practice and service providing.
  • Describe how cultural beliefs shape clinical encounters and patients’ health outcomes.
  • Incorporate cultural and linguistic competence into service providing.

CEU’s Available
If you would like CEU’s for attending this training please indicate that on the registration form.