Diversity and Cultural Competency in Public Health Settings - Basic Level
The purpose of this course is to provide public health practitioners with the awareness and knowledge to incorporate diversity and cultural competency concepts, tools, and techniques into their daily work. It is expected that by the end of this course that each participant will be conversant in issues related to culture and health, health disparities, and community health models designed to close the gap in health disparities.
Academic Faculty/Staff, Federal Government Employees, State Government Employees, Local Government Employees, Non-Government Employees and Students
- Describe the demographic and epidemiological trends related to diverse populations in the United States and abroad
- Conceptualize cultural competency and compare and contrast with diversity
- Identify a framework to design culturally competent public health care services for diverse populations
Wm. Marty Martin, Psy.D., MPH, MA
Dr. Wm. Marty Martin is currently Associate V. P. of Human Resources at De Paul University in Chicago, Illinois. He is responsible for navigating strategic change in the health benefits, compensation, human resources information systems, recruitment, and training/development functions at De Paul University.
Prior to assuming this leadership role, Marty served as Clinical Associate Professor at Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine in the Dept. of Health Systems Management where he taught executive and graduate-level courses in human resources, health management, health care marketing, organizational behavior, and complementary/alternative medicine. He also consulted with numerous public health agencies and organizations on issues related to diversity management, career management, team development, and human resources management.
Marty is also the President of his own coaching, consulting, and training firm for public health professionals and organizations. The consultation and training services include but are not limited to the following offerings: strategic planning facilitation; retreat facilitation; diversity and cultural competency training; and stress management training as well as consultation on a variety of human resources challenges facing public health agencies ranging from recruitment to discipline.
- 1.00 Participation/CETulane Professional and Continuing Education (PaCE) awards 1.00 hour(s) of credit for completing Diversity and Cultural Competency in Public Health Settings - Basic Level
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