North Carolina Families United, Inc.
Federation of Families Children's Mental Health -
Statewide Family Network
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Honoring Cultures/ Cultural Competency
What is Cultural Competency?
Cultural competency is the ability of individuals and systems to respond respectfully and effectively to people of all cultures in a manner that recognizes, affirms, and values the worth of individuals, families, and communities and protects and preserves the dignity of each. Click here to review Cultural Competency Committee Recommendations.
Cultural Competency Workgroup
The Cultural Competency workgroup is a group of representatives from child serving agencies and family members working to support the System of Care principle of Cultural Competency in the delivery of services to children, youth and families.
The group currently serves as an advisory board to a DSS-DMH committee developing a cultural competency curriculum for three couties involved in a Systems of Care grant. This workgroup is also working with the evaluation committee to analyze data collected from different agencies around elements of cultural competency.
Current Workgroup Chair: If you would like more more information about this workgroup and/or you're interested in becoming a member, please contact Nancy Carter at firstname.lastname@example.org.