Regional AETC Emerging Populations
Cultural Competency Training Needs Assessment
New York/New Jersey AETC
Table of Contents
A. General Information
Director: Dr. Daria Boccher-Latimore
Sample size: n=49
Top 3 Primary Professions: nurse (25%), dentist (19%), physician (12%)
The majority of clinicians served between 1-50 patients living with HIV/AIDS during the past year
Top 3 types of resources that would improve the ability to provide culturally competent care:
- Culturally appropriate patient education tools (80%)
- Assistance in referrals for appropriate support services (67%)
- Clinical tolls in different languages (64%)
The majority of clinicians where employed in the state of New York (30%)
Types of Migrant and/or Newly Immigrant populations served included: Haitian, Dominican, African, Central America, Latino
Top Training needs cited included: LGBT, Tools in different languages, Adolescent, Cultural competency
C. Resource List Provided
- BESAFE Series (included all Spanish version)
- Compendiums (specific articles of interest):
- HIV/AIDS: Providing Care to African Immigrants
- HIV/AIDS: Providing Care to Caribbean Immigrant Communities
- Webcast Archived Trainings with free CMEs
- Upcoming Trainings (FY 2011-2012)
- Cultural Competence: Strengthening the Clinicians Role in Delivering Quality HIV Care within API Transgender Communities.
- Cultural Competence: Strengthening the Clinicians Role in Delivering Quality HIV Care within Native American Transgender Communities.
- Cultural Competence: Strengthening the Clinicians Role in Delivering Quality HIV Care within Hispanic Adolescent MSM Communities.
New York/New Jersey Populations Served
Do Providers have the adequate resources to provide culturally competent clinical care for the population below?