Goode TD, Jones W, Dunne C, Bronheim S. 2007. And the journey continues... Achieving cultural and linguistic competence in systems serving children and youth with special health care needs and their families. Washington, DC: National Center for Cultural Competence, 56 pp.
Annotation: This monograph offers insights and lessons learned by the National Center for Cultural Competence (NCCC) from State Title V Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN) programs in implementing culturally and linguistically competent policies, structures, and practices. Topics include an overview of the history of CSHCN Division of the Maternal and Child Health Bureau, "postcards" from eight states' experiences, lessons of the NCCC in leadership, shared ownership,"isms" confronting the undercurrents, keeping it real, and weaving cultural competence into the fabric of the organization. Examples are given from these states: Alaska, Connecticut, Florida, Guam, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Utah, Washington, and Wisconsin. Lists of references and state contacts conclude the monograph.
Contact: National Center for Cultural Competence, Georgetown University Center for Child and Human Development, P.O. Box 571485, Washington, DC 20057-1485, Telephone: (202) 687-5387 Secondary Telephone: (800) 788-2066 Fax: (202) 687-8899 E-mail: email@example.com Web Site: http://nccc.georgetown.edu Available from the website after registration.
Keywords: Children with special health care needs, Cultural competence, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Maternal and child health services, National Center on Cultural Competence, Resources for professionals, State initiatives, Title V programs