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A Patient Guide to Language Access

Resource Topic: Special and Vulnerable Populations
Resource Subtopic: Enabling Services (ES), Patient-Centered Health Outcomes, Policy and Advocacy, Programs and Services, Special and Vulnerable Populations, Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders (AA&NHPIs)

Resource Type: Toolkit

Primary Audience: Enabling Staff

Language: Chinese English Vietnamese

Developed by: Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations
Related Resources (See other resources developed by this organization.)

Resource Summary: This toolkit describes the rights of patients to language access, questions to consider when determining an appropriate health care provider and health center, and resources for patient advocacy. The toolkit is available in multiple languages of English, Chinese, and Vietnamese.

Resource Details: This toolkit guides patient to help them get health care in their preferred language. It focuses on language access in health centers to allow people who are limited English proficient (LEP) or do not speak English at all to have full access to health care information and services.

Accessing Care in a CHC

Resource Topic: Special and Vulnerable Populations

Resource Type: Publication

Primary Audience: General Audience

Language: English and Spanish

Developed by: National Center for Farmworker Health (See other resources developed by this organization.)

Resource Summary: This easy-to-read, 4-page brochure, explains to patients the steps they should follow to access services at the health center and have a good experience during their visit. It guides the reader on making and get ready for an appointment, what to expect during the visit, and how to pay for services.

Achieving Health Equity for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People

Resource Topic: Special and Vulnerable Populations

Resource Type: Archived Webinar

Primary Audience: Clinicians

Language: English

Developed by: The National LGBT Health Education Center at The Fenway Institute (See other resources developed by this organization.)

Resource Summary: Healthy People 2020 and the Institute of Medicine have identified key health disparities faced by the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) population. This session provides an overview of LGBT health disparities, demographics, and terminology, as well as key strategies for bringing high quality care to LGBT people at health centers and other health care organizations. Strategies for collection of sexual orientation and gender identity data in clinical settings will be addressed. Participants will also learn about creating LGBT-inclusive environments of care and about the intersections of LGBT health, population health and team-based care.

Achieving Health Equity for LGBT People

Resource Topic: Special and Vulnerable Populations

Resource Type: Online Self-Paced Learning Modules

Primary Audience: Clinicians

Language: English

Developed by: The National LGBT Health Education Center at The Fenway Institute (See other resources developed by this organization.)

Resource Summary: This module provides an overview of LGBT health disparities, demographics, and terminology, as well as key strategies for bringing high quality care to LGBT people at health centers and other health care organizations. Strategies for collection of sexual orientation and gender identity data in clinical settings will be addressed. Participants will also learn about creating LGBT-inclusive environments of care and about the intersections of LGBT health, population health and team-based care.

Resource Details: This module: 1. Describes health disparities in lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) populations 2. Explains LGBT definitions and concepts and 3.Describes ways to overcome barriers to providing better care to LGBT people

Addressing Obesity, Feeding and Eating Disorders, and Body Dysmorphic Disorder among LGBTQ Youth

Resource Topic: Special and Vulnerable Populations

Resource Type: Archived Webinar

Primary Audience: Clinicians

Language: English

Developed by: School-Based Health Alliance (See other resources developed by this organization.)

Resource Summary: This webinar teaches providers how to use a culturally-responsive approach to preventing, identifying, and treating obesity, eating and feeding disorders, and body dysmorphic disorder among LGBTQ youth

Resource Details: Many young LGBTQ people contend with bullying, rejection, and other identity-related stressors at school and at home. For some, these challenges negatively affect their eating behaviors and body image, which can lead to excessive weight gain or loss, as well as eating and feeding disorders and body dysmorphic disorder. This webinar teaches providers how to use a culturally-responsive approach to preventing, identifying, and treating obesity, eating and feeding disorders, and body dysmorphic disorder among LGBTQ youth. We will also discuss pediatric endocrinology considerations as they relate to weight/gain and obesity among transgender youth.

Addressing Social Determinants of Health in the Adolescent Home

Resource Topic: Special and Vulnerable Populations

Resource Type: Archived Webinar

Primary Audience: Clinicians

Language: English

Developed by: School-Based Health Alliance (See other resources developed by this organization.)

Resource Summary: he webinar reviews the literature for triaging social needs, connecting patients to resources, and utilizing multidisciplinary team members, and proposes a framework for addressing social determinants in the clinical setting.

Resource Details: There has been increasing recognition that social determinants of health affect throughout the life-course. Adolescents in particular are a vulnerable population, with health behaviors, access, and outcomes shaped by social and environmental contexts. School-based health centers are ideal settings for incorporation of social determinants screening and connection to resources. The webinar reviews the literature for triaging social needs, connecting patients to resources, and utilizing multidisciplinary team members, and proposes a framework for addressing social determinants in the clinical setting.

Affirmative Care for Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming People: Best Practices for Front-line Health Care Staff

Resource Topic: Special and Vulnerable Populations

Resource Type: Publication

Primary Audience: Clinicians

Language: English

Developed by: The National LGBT Health Education Center at The Fenway Institute (See other resources developed by this organization.)

Resource Summary: This document, updated in Fall 2016, was developed as a starting point to help train front-line health care employees to provide affirming services to TGNC patients (and all patients) at their organization. Part 1 of this document provides background information on TGNC people and their health needs. Part 2 provides tips and strategies to improve communication and create a more affirming environment.

Resource Details: Front-line staff play a key role in creating a health care environment that responds to the needs of transgender and gender non-conforming (TGNC) people. Everyone, no matter their gender identity or expression, appreciates friendly and courteous service. In addition, TGNC people have unique needs when interacting with the health care system. Many TGNC people experience stigma and discrimination in their daily lives, including when seeking health care. Issues and concerns from TGNC patients often arise at the front desk and in waiting areas because those are the first points of contact for most patients. These issues, however, are almost always unintentional and can be prevented by training all staff in some basic principles and strategies.

Affirming LGBT People through Effective Communication

Resource Topic: Special and Vulnerable Populations

Resource Type: Online Self-Paced Learning Modules

Primary Audience: Clinicians

Language: English

Developed by: The National LGBT Health Education Center at The Fenway Institute (See other resources developed by this organization.)

Resource Summary: In this module, you will learn ways to provide affirming and inclusive health care for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender, or LGBT, patients through basic communication principles.

Resource Details: This module: 1. Summarizes LGBT terms 2. Explains the importance of basic communication principles for LGBT health 3. Practices using terms and principles in case scenario examples.

After the Storm: Lessons Learned on Worker Health & Safety During Storm Disaster Cleanup

Resource Topic: Special and Vulnerable Populations

Resource Type: Archived Webinar

Primary Audience: Clinicians
Secondary Audience: Administrative Staff Enabling Staff Outreach Staff

Language: English

Developed by: Migrant Clinicians Network (See other resources developed by this organization.)

Resource Summary: This webinar brings together experience from previous natural disasters and offers resources that will help guide you. We discuss a case studies to illustrate the hazards and review ways that workers can protect themselves, including understanding their rights and responsibilities.

Resource Details: In post superstorm recovery, what are the vulnerabilities workers face and what does this mean for worker safety and worker health? As clinicians and community health workers caring for this worker population, what are the key points we need to understand to care for those involved in clean up efforts and what can we do to help educate them to prevent injuries and illnesses?

Ag Worker Factsheets

Resource Topic: Special and Vulnerable Populations

Resource Type: Publication

Primary Audience: General Audience

Language: English

Developed by: National Center for Farmworker Health (See other resources developed by this organization.)

Resource Summary: This resource is a set of fact sheets that provide detailed information on specific aspects of farmworker health.

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This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under cooperative agreement number U30CS16089, Technical Assistance to Community and Migrant Health Centers and Homeless, for $6,375,000 with 0 percent of the total NCA project financed with non-federal sources. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.