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A Culturally Competent Preparedness Model for Researching Limited English Proficient (LEP) Communities

Shiu-Thornton, S.
University of Washington School of Public Health and Community Medicine

June 28, 2008

This presentation reviews definitions of diversity, culture, and cultural competency.  It presents conceptual framework for cultural competency using the work of Terry Cross and others.  It presents a public health preparedness model for reaching Limited English Proficient (LEP) communities.  It identifies the key components in culturally competent public health preparedness planning and describes the process of community-based participation in public health preparedness planning.


Culturally Competent Preparedness Model for LEP Communities