Building Cross-Cultural Competence: C.A.R.E. Method Training

The Building Cross-Cultural Competence: C.A.R.E. Method training is ideal for participants seeking an understanding of Cross-Cultural Competence and the importance of providing Cross-Culturally competent services. During the CARE training, participants will understand MACC’s approach to cultural competence, unpack culture and its influence on perceptions, and identify strategies to increase cross-cultural competence within personal lives and organizations. 
Participant-Centered Learning Objectives:
a.    Begin examining personal understanding of cross-cultural competence
b.    Learn strategies to engage in cross-cultural competence
c.    Deepen understanding of culture’s influence in the workplace 

Implementing the National Enhanced Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS) Standards

This training provides guidance on developing leadership, cultural competence, and capacity in healthcare organizations to promote and sustain CLAS. In addition, this training provides recommendations to health care organizations for addressing language and cultural barriers to meet the needs of increasingly diverse communities, provides a blueprint for community engagement, and includes recommendations for conducting community assessments.
Participant Centered Learning Objectives: 
a.    An overview of Enhanced CLAS Standards and their application in behavioral health settings
b.    Implementation strategies to promote culturally and linguistically appropriate services
c.    Who should implement CLAS Standards

DEI Strategy Development 

Building Cross-Cultural Competence: C.A.R.E. Method Training

The Building Cross-Cultural Competence: C.A.R.E. Method training is ideal for participants seeking an understanding of Cross-Cultural Competence and the importance of providing Cross-Culturally competent services. During the CARE training, participants will understand MACC’s approach to cultural competence, unpack culture and its influence on perceptions, and identify strategies to increase cross-cultural competence within personal lives and organizations. 
Participant-Centered Learning Objectives:
a.    Begin examining personal understanding of cross-cultural competence
b.    Learn strategies to engage in cross-cultural competence
c.    Deepen understanding of culture’s influence in the workplace 

Implementing the National Enhanced Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS) Standards

This training provides guidance on developing leadership, cultural competence, and capacity in healthcare organizations to promote and sustain CLAS. In addition, this training provides recommendations to health care organizations for addressing language and cultural barriers to meet the needs of increasingly diverse communities, provides a blueprint for community engagement, and includes recommendations for conducting community assessments.
Participant Centered Learning Objectives: 
a.    An overview of Enhanced CLAS Standards and their application in behavioral health settings
b.    Implementation strategies to promote culturally and linguistically appropriate services
c.    Who should implement CLAS Standards

Trauma-Informed Care

Understanding Trauma at an individual and collective level is vital to providing culturally competent and culturally humble services. In this training, participants will learn the definition of trauma, adverse childhood events, the principles of trauma-informed care, and the benefits of healing-centered engagement with a specific focus on opioids and concurrent diagnosis. 
Participant-Centered Learning Objectives:
a.    Identify the principles of trauma-informed care 
b.    Understand Trauma at an individual and collective level
c.    Identify adverse childhood events 
d.    Understand the relationship between trauma, opioid use, and mental health. 

Understanding Racial Equity Through Transformative Self Reflection

MACC’s Racial Equity Framework is rooted in an anti-oppressive understanding of historical policies and present-day practices. It uses social justice strategies and an afro-futuristic approach to creating an equitable future where all people can thrive. Engaging in racial equity work requires a culturally humble approach to cross-cultural engagement and a willingness to adopt anti-racist behaviors and beliefs. 
Participant-Centered Learning Objectives:
a.    Develop a shared understanding of common racial equity vocabulary. 
b.    Gain an anti-oppressive understanding of U.S. Racial History
c.    Begin developing a personal inventory of anti-racist strategies and frameworks for racial equity. 

Additional Cultural Competence 
Training Topics

  • African American Male Behavioral Health

  • Criminal Justice: Restorative Approaches to Behavioral Health 

  • Culturally Competent Care for the Latinx Community

  • Higher Education and Diversity

  • Human Resources: Cultural Competence in Service Organizations

  • Implicit and Unconscious Bias through Media

  • LGBTQIA+ 101 and 201: Strategies for Engagement and Service Delivery

  • Public Engagement and Advocacy for Marginalized Communities

  • Substance Misuse and Recovery for Marginalized Communities

If you have other areas of interest, please contact us to discuss customized training solutions.

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As a clearinghouse for training, resources and best practices for cultural competence,

we are dedicated to helping individuals, organizations and communities navigate an increasingly diverse world. Our trainers utilize inclusive approaches that allow for a greater understanding of the diverse communities that make up our nation spanning race, ethnicity, gender and culture.  

A sampling of our most popular training is listed below. Please contact us at maccadmin@maccinc.net to discuss customized training solutions. In addition to our training sessions, we also host quarterly Cultural Conversations to help inform and encourage dialogue in safe spaces regarding a variety of culturally specific topics.

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