In Language Resource Evaluation Toolkit
Resource Topic: Special and Vulnerable Populations, Promising Practice
Resource Subtopic: Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS), Patient-Centered Health Outcomes, Policy and Advocacy, Programs and Services, Quality Improvement
Year Developed: 2015
Resource Type: Toolkit
Primary Audience: Enabling Staff
Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations
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Resource Summary: This toolkit is designed to help health centers assess and design health education materials and communications that will be respectful and responsive to a patient's health beliefs, practices, and cultural and linguistic needs. This toolkit includes an evaluation process individuals can use when assessing the appropriateness of non-English health education materials for limited-English populations, criteria to consider when selecting reviewers, and a score card to help reviewers evaluate and rate materials.
Resource Details: The following evaluation protocol is meant to help guide a community-based approach to validating the cultural and linguistic appropriateness of a health education resource.