CPI is committed to offering trainings, technical assistance (TTA), and resources that build the capacity of the prevention workforce to effectively serve racially, ethnically, culturally, geographically, and linguistically diverse Californians.
This page compiles cultural and linguistic competence resources that CPI has developed to support California’s prevention field. Contact us to request customized TTA on supporting the communities in your region.
CLAS Webinar Series
The National Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS) Standards are a set of fifteen action steps for institutionalizing principles of cultural competence to improve care quality, advance health equity, and reduce health disparities. The CLAS webinar series was developed to help prepare participants for the CPI Regional Trainings focused on Cultural Competence.
CPI Regional Trainings
The 2017 and 2018 CPI Regional Trainings focused on Examining Cultural Competence in Substance Use Disorder Prevention. Presentation topics included cultural humility; youth engagement; data collection; behavioral health services for LGBTQ, immigrant and refugee, rural, and American Indian communities.
Professional Competency Training
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Recruitment and retention are critical to the success of any prevention program. This training highlights applied strategies for increasing outreach success and participant engagement. Learn about proactive and reactive recruitment strategies, and social marketing techniques. The training emphasizes youth and parent participation strategies and culturally appropriate techniques for facilitating participation.
This Prevention Tactic describes the impact of trauma on individuals and communities; defines the key components of a trauma-informed approach; and provides examples from cities that are using a trauma-informed approach to whole community wellness. This Tactic includes discussion of community or collective trauma, racial or race-based trauma, and historical or generational trauma, which are critical concepts for providing culturally competent services.
This Prevention Tactic provides suggested approaches to environmental prevention that are both evidence-based and culturally responsive, offering five key research-based strategies.
The social determinants of health include environmental, historical, and social factors that influence individual and population health. This Prevention Tactic helps prevention professionals understand the determinants and relate the determinants to their prevention work.
The focus of this Prevention Tactic is to examine the challenges that military members and their families experience that may result in an increased risk for substance abuse.