Monday, April 24, 2017

Webinar Series: Applying A Cultural Competency Lens to Human Trafficking


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Are you interested in learning more about cultural competency and utilizing cultural competency resources?


The Southeastern Health Equity Council (SHEC) released its Cultural Competency Resource Guide in fall 2015. This guide is comprised of resources, trainers, institutions, and publications about cultural and linguistic competency that can be shared with the 10 Regional Health Equity Councils (RHECs), stakeholders, and partners to help address cultural barriers with healthcare systems. Additionally, this guide includes important terms for members of the SHEC to become familiar with as the Council develops a common language around cultural competency. To view the resource guide, visit http://region4.npa-rhec.org/in-the-spotlight/resourceguidewhitepaper.

To follow up with the release of the Cultural Competency Resource Guide, the SHEC will host four webinars in various regions of the country.  The webinars will include speakers from organizations that focus on cultural competency.  Upon completion of this webinar, the participant will be able to accomplish the following from the specific organizational perspective:

Identify human trafficking victimization;

  • Describe the intersectionality of social determinants and human trafficking;
  • Explain the importance of trauma-informed care through a cultural competency lens;
  • Discuss best practices for multidisciplinary and collaborative partnerships; and
  • Identify cultural competency assessment and evaluation tools

During this webinar, Sunny Slaughter will share her trademark presentation, "Marginalized. Masked. Missed.™", a discussion on addressing human trafficking victimization through a cultural competency lens.

DATE: April 27, 2017

TIME: 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time

Moderators: Lynette M. Gibson, Associate Professor and Director of Research in Nursing, University of South Carolina Upstate Mary Black School of Nursing
Presenter: Sunnetta “Sunny” Slaughter, CEO and Principal Consultant, Sunny Slaughter Consulting, and Co-Chair of Violence as a Public Health Issue Committee, SHEC (Region IV)

Sunny Slaughter, LLC provides training, subject matter expertise and consulting on business and crime and safety. Ms. Slaughter offers over 30 years of executive leadership as a policy strategist, facilitator, law enforcement instructor, expert, and TEDx speaker. For the past decade, she has focused on the complexity of human trafficking schemes and the intersectionality of social determinants and the importance of responsive and responsible delivery of care through a cultural competency lens.

Register Here: http://tinyurl.com/SHECHumanTraf 

The Southeastern Health Equity Council (SHEC) is one of 10 regional health equity councils formed in 2011 as a part of the National Partnership for Action to End Health Disparities (NPA). The NPA is a national movement with the mission to improve the effectiveness of programs that target the elimination of health disparities through coordination of leaders, partners and stakeholders that are committed to action. SHEC is a coalition of leaders and health disparities experts representing several sectors and the states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee. SHEC envisions a region free of disparities in health and healthcare, where all people attain the highest level of health. Visit SHEC’s website for more information: http://region4.npa-rhec.org/

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