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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

Language: English

Developed by: 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.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $6,375,000 with 0 percentage financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit HRSA.gov.