Culture and Health: Developing Tools to Promote Health Equity
Three-part online webinar series!
This online series will provide an opportunity for both didactic and highly interactive group discussions about the fundamentals of cultural factors, unintentional bias, cross-cultural skill development, and the role of cultural humility in promoting equal health access and outcomes. Training consists of three live webinars and at-home work. This training has a Montana focus.
- Explain the concepts of unintentional bias, cross-cultural health principles, health equity, and social determinants of health.
- Create a method to engage their community in the development and implementation of effective cross-cultural health promotion.
- Draft an institutional statement (or mission statement) to promote best practices in cross-cultural health care.
- Define strategic goals to reduce unintentional bias to promote health equity in Montana.
Dr. Belcourt (Otter Woman) is an American Indian Associate Professor at the University of Montana’s Pharmacy Practice and School of Public and Community Health Sciences Departments. Dr. Belcourt has worked with American Indian and Alaska Native communities in community based participatory research for 18 years.