Implementation guide to implement the National CLAS Standards.
Cultural & Linguistic Competence (CLC) Resource Library for Eliminating Behavioral Health Disparities
Information and assessment tools to address behavioral health disparities and improve organizational cultural competence.
Guide to assisting communities in developing and strengthening CLC initiatives in their local systems of care.
CLC Assessment Tool: Based on the National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services in Health and Health Care (CLAS Standards)
Tool to assess the cultural and linguistic competence of organizations and service providers in the behavioral health field.
Example of an organization-created tool to self-assess adherence to the National CLAS Standards.
Information on an organizational CLAS assessment available for a fee from Stratis Health.
Information on an organizational CLAS assessment available for a fee from CM Elearning
List of CLAS organizational assessments compiled by the Virginia Department of Health
CLAS A-Z: A Practical Guide for Implementing the National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS) in Health Care
How-to guide on implementing all 15 National CLAS Standards.
Guidance on conducting a community needs assessment.
Instructions on community asset and needs assessment approaches
Information on Office of Minority Health activities, resources, policies, data, and cultural competency information.
Checklist to assess CLC of organizations and systems of care.
Information on NCCC resources, publications, initiatives, promising practices, and assessment tools.
Information and tools on National CLAS Standards.
Guidance and tools to address various health literacy levels in client navigation, print communication, policies and procedures, oral exchange, and technology.
Toolkit that addresses culture and language in behavioral health care
Guidelines for Providers of Psychological Services to Ethnic, Linguistic, and Culturally Diverse Populations
CLC guidelines from the American Psychological Association
Information on the National Equity Atlas, data summaries, equity indicators, reports, and tools to identify local demographics.
Online training on the CLAS Standards, available for CEUs in a variety of healthcare professions.