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Multicultural Alliance on Disability

About the Multicultural Alliance on Disability

The Multicultural Alliance on Disability is a partnership of disability-related, immigrant/refugee, governmental agencies, and organizations which serve diverse communities.

Mission

To collaborate outreach efforts to enhance access to disability services for underserved populations through advocacy, education, training, service navigation, and empowerment.

Training

The Multicultural Alliance on Disability offers training modules for organizations to help assist families with disability awareness and service provider staff with cultural sensitivity. The trainings are self-guided, but will require the use of a facilitor. Facilitator manuals are included for each training.

  • Disability Awareness Training for Families
  • Cultural Awareness and Senstivity Training for Service Providers

To request one or both trainings, please click on the link below. Please note, the link will redirect you to another website. Multicultural Alliance on Disability Training Request Form

Building Community Collaboration: Steps toward Cultural Competence - The Multicultural Alliance on Disability's most recent training to educate professionals about building collaborations with organizations and community leaders to better serve diverse populations.

Addressing Implicit Biases: Steps toward Cultural Competence - The Multicultural Alliance on Disability's training to educate professionals about overcoming implicit biases to better serve diverse populations.

Principles of Cultural Competence

Tawara D. Goode, Director of The National Center for Cultural Competence at Georgetown University, provides an overview of The Cultural and Linguistic Competence Assessment for Disability Organizations (CLCADO) to give a better understanding of the disparities culturally and linguistically diverse populations face and tools to address them.

If you would like more information about The Cultural and Linguistic Competence Assessment for Disability Organizations (CLCADO), please contact:

National Center for Cultural Competence
Georgetown University Center for Child & Human Development

Voice: (202) 687-5387
Fax: (202) 687-8899
Email:
cultural@georgetown.edu
Website: http://nccc.georgetown.edu/

Contact

Alexander Santana, Multicultural Program Coordinator
(615) 875-5083
alexander.santana@vanderbilt.edu


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