Tag Archives: cultural competence

Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for December 2019

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is: Our neighbor has a mental health disorder and has had crisis in the past. Is there information and resources … Continue reading

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Cultural Competence: A Look at the Research

Culture can be defined as the “customary beliefs, social forms, and material traits of a racial, religious, or social group” or “the characteristic features of everyday existence (such as diversions or a way of life) shared by people in a … Continue reading

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A Toolkit of Recovery Promoting Competencies

The project Toolkit of Recovery Promoting Competencies for Mental Health Rehabilitation Providers is funded by the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR). It is one of NIDRR’s Field Initiated Projects and falls within the funding priority of participation … Continue reading

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Hispanic Heritage Month: Cultural Competency in Hispanics/Latinos with Spinal Cord Injury

September National Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month and Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15th through October 15th).  According to the National Spinal Cord Association there are approximately 200,000 people living with spinal cord injuries (SCI) in the United States.  According to … Continue reading

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NARIC’s Digital Archive: New additions

Working our way through guides, manuals, and other similar material. Each listing includes an abstract and a link to the full document in PDF format. PROBLEM SOLVING WITH REHABILITATION ENGINEERING: REHABILITATION ENGINEERING CENTER TECH BRIEF, WINTER 1990. Smith, R V, … Continue reading

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Webcast: An Intro to Jamaican Culture for VR Providers

The National Center for the Dissemination of Disability Research (NCDDR) is hosting a free webcast for the disability and rehabilitation communities. The presentation provides an overview of Jamaica and its sociocultural influences on disability. The information may be useful for … Continue reading

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New Acquisition: A guide to cultural competence in the curriculum: Occupational therapy.

A new guide designed to assist faculty in integrating cultural competence in the Occupational Therapy training programs. Continue reading

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