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Cultural Competencies and the Strategic Prevention Framework

Class Details

Recording link for this session can be found below.

Guest Speaker: Derrick Newby, Prevention Specialist at University of Arkansas Little Rock MidSOUTH Center for Prevention and Training

Description: This training provides an introduction to Cultural Competency strategies that consider culture in all aspects of the strategic prevention framework (SPF). Participants will gain an understanding of the SPF and the rationale of being culturally competent in coalition building and program management, as well as use of techniques to effectively assess community strengths and cultural factors that will help to link with appropriate community resources. Participants will engage in practical learning by application of skills and techniques and experience a culturally competent training approach that models strategies to identify and build on cultural assets that can also be used for individual and agency action plans.

Speaker Bio: Derrick Newby is the Prevention Specialist at University of Arkansas at Little Rock MidSOUTH Center for Prevention and Training. For the past twenty years, Derrick has worked in both the private and public sectors, in fields affecting public health, family enrichment, community development, and prevention. He graduated from the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff with a degree in Psychology in 1999 and the University of Arkansas at Little Rock in 2004 with a Master Degree in Public Administration with a focus in Nonprofit Management. He served as vice-chairman on the Communities Against Drugs Coalition in Pine Bluff Arkansas for two years. He is a certified cultural competency trainer and a certified suicide prevention counselor.

No registration is required. For additional details and login information please visit: https://nnlm.gov/scr/professional-development/connections.

This webinar will be eligible for one hour of Medical Library Association (MLA) Continuing Education credit and will be archived for future viewing.

Date: 
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
10:00am - 11:00am
Region/Office: National
Jul 11, 2018
10:00AM - 11:00AM CT
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Class Overview

SCR CONNECTions is a monthly web conference presented by the National Network of Libraries of Medicine South Central Region on various topics of interest to health sciences librarians and others. The webinar highlights topics such as NLM databases, subject specific resources and technology topics.

Sessions will be eligible for one hour of Medical Library Association (MLA) Continuing Education credit and will be archived for future viewing.

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