Working with Diverse Populations in Maternal and Child Health, December 2023


Limited to 20 participants. Keep your receipt as your ticket.

Training date: December 14, 2023
Place: 1217 NE Burnside Road, Bld. D. Suite 804, Gresham, OR 97030
Time: 10am – 5:30pm PT
Training fee: $350.00
Trainer: Shafia Monroe & Mikal Shabazz

Oregon’s racial and ethnic populations are growing at a faster rate than the nation’s, with one in five (21.5%)
or 800,000 Oregonians identified as a person of color (US Census 2010)
The training is designed to advance culturally competent skills for health care providers, public health
professionals, doulas, birth workers, and community health workers, in maternal and child health for
improving infant and maternal outcomes in diverse populations.

The training packet will be given on the day of the training.

20 in stock


Download the full description and details, 3-page PDF file

The Benefits of Culturally Competent Care:

  • Improved patient-provider communication
  • Satisfaction, engagement, and patient adherence to treatment
  • Improved provider self-reported perception and understanding of diverse patients
  • Increased ability to provide patient-centered care
  • Increased enrollment, patient services, and utilization among limited English proficient patients
  • Reduce ethnic disparities in health outcomes
  • Remove barriers to access of services due to direct or indirect discrimination
  • Reduce diagnostic errors resulting from miscommunication
  • Reduce infant and maternal mortality and morbidity
  • Create a diverse workforce.