Cultural Competence: Agency Assessment
Agencies can conduct self-assessments to help ensure that all children and families are being served in a culturally competent manner.
The Cultural and Linguistic Competence Family Organization Assessment
National Center for Cultural Competence
Offers a self-assessment instrument to help organizations incorporate culturally and linguistically competent practices into all aspects of their work, and enhance the services and supports they deliver within culturally diverse and underserved communities.
Introduction to Cultural Competence: A Training Tool
National Resource Center for Community-Based Child Abuse Prevention (FRIENDS), (2006)
Explains strategies for assessing cultural competency and for improving ethnic and linguistic responsiveness of family support programs.
Achieving Cultural Competence Through Organizational Self-Assessment (PDF - 250 KB)
Tawara, Goode, Jones, & Mason
Focal Point, 16(2), 2002
How self-assessment can help increase cultural competence in organizations and systems serving children with mental health challenges and their families.
Cultural Competence Agency Self-Assessment Instrument
Child Welfare League of America (2002)
Helps child service organizations identify, improve, and enhance cultural competence in staff relations and client service delivery.
Cultural Competence Assessment in Systems of Care: A Concept Mapping Alternative (PDF - 286 KB)
Davis, Johnson, Barraza, & Rodriguez
Focal Point, 16(2), 2002
Describes how a community used a concept mapping instrument to assess cultural competence in its system of care and to develop priorities for action.
Cultural Competency Organizational Self-Assessment Toolkit (PDF - 506 KB)
El Paso County Colorado Greenbook Initiative (2005)
Presents a toolkit to help agencies assess and strengthen their cultural competency.
Grant Making with a Racial Equity Lens (PDF - 270 KB)
Quiroz-Martinez, Villarosa, & Mackinnon (2007)
Blending experience and advice from grant makers, this guide explores how a racial equity lens can help professionals cultivate new leaders and nourish change within their foundations.
Mapping Patterns of Perceptions: A Community-Based Approach to Cultural Competence Assessment
Research on Social Work Practice, 17(3), 2007
This study explores an alternative method to conceptualize and assess cultural competence in four children's mental health systems of care communities from family and professional perspectives.