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Allen CE and Easley CE.  “Practicing Cultural Competence,”  in Levy BS and Gaufin JR

(editors),  Mastering Public Health:  Essential Skills for Effective Practices.  New York: 

Oxford University Press, 2012, pp. 102-127.


American Association of Colleges of Nursing.  Tool Kit of Resources for Culturally

Competent Education for Baccalaureate Nurses.  Available at



Awesome Library.  Multicultural Toolkit:  Toolkit for Cross-Cultural Collaboration.  

Available at www.awesomelibrary.org/multiculturaltoolkit.html.  


Center for Health Leadership and Practice, Public Health Institute.  The Principles of the 

Ethical Practice of Public Health.  Available at http://www.phls.org/home/section/3-26/.

Accessed on June 1, 2011.


Elliot C, Adams RJ, Sockalingam S.  Multicultural Toolkit.  Available at



Duke J, Connor M, McEldowney R. (2009).  “Becoming a Culturally Competnet Health

Practitioner in the Dilivery of Culturally Safe Care:  A Process Oriented Approach.” 

Journal of Cultural Diversity, 16, 2: 40-50.


Fadiman A.  The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down:  A Hmong Child, Her American

Doctors,  and the Collision of Two Cultures.  New York:  Farrar, Straus and Giroux,



Health Resources and Services Administration.  Indicators of Cultural Competence in

Health Care Delivery Organizations:  An Organizational Cultural Competence

Assessment Profile, 2002.  Available at



Herdt G.  Third Sex, Third Gender:  Beyond Sexual Dimorphism in Culture and History. 

New York:  Zone Books, 1993.


McIntosh P.  White Privilege and Male Privilege:  A Personal Account of Coming to See

Correspondence through Work in Womens Studies.  Working paper #189.  Wellesley,

MA:  Wellesley College Center for Research on Women, 1988.


Teaching Tolerance.  Test Yourself for Hidden Bias.  Available at



Tervalon M and Murray-Garcia J. (1998).  “Cultural Humility versus Cultural

Competence:  A Critical Distinction in Defining Physician Training Outcomes in

Multicultural Education.”  Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, 9, 2:



Warrier S.  Cultural Handbook.  Family Violence Prevention Fund, 2005.





AT&T.  Language Line



Language Access Network.  My Accessible Real-Time Trusted Interpreter (MARTTI)



Office of Minority Health Cultural Competency

http://www.minorityh">www.minorityhealth.hhs.gov (click on Cultural Competency)


The National Center for Cultural Competence (NCCC)



Implicit Association Tests



The California Endowment.  Culturally Competent Health Systems



The Center for Cross Cultural Research At Western Washington University



The University of Washington Medical Center


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