Resources for Cultural Competency in

Mental Health Treatment


Addressing the Mental Health Needs of Immigrants and Refugees

APA Guidelines for Providers of Psychological Services to Ethnic, Linguistic, and Culturally Diverse Populations

Bibliography of Cultural Competence in Substance Abuse Treatment

Caregivers Speak About the Cultural Appropriateness of Services for Children with Emotional or Behavioral Disabilities

Cultural Awareness Tool

Culture Clues Web Site

Cultural Competence Resources Web Site

Cultural Competence Websites: Mental Health

Cultural Competency: A Practical Guide for Mental Health Service Providers

Cultural Competency for Health Care Providers

Cultural Competency in the Age of Managed Care

Cultural Competency in Mental Health Agencies

Cultural Competence in Treating Mental and Addiction Disorders (National Council Magazine, January 2008)

Cultural Competence: It All Starts at the Front Desk

Cultural Competency: Measurement as a Strategy for Moving Knowledge into Practice in State Mental Health Systems

Developing Cultural Competence in Disaster Mental Health Programs

Evidence-Based Programs and Cultural Competence

Fighting "the Blues" in African-Americans - Clinical Depression

Improving Cultural Competence in Mental Health Treatment Programs and Chemical Dependency Outpatient Clinics

Kaiser Permanente Guide to Culturally Competent Care

LEARN Model for Cross-Cultural Health Care

A Manager's Guide to Cultural Competence Education for Health Care Professionals

Missouri Department of Mental Health Multicultural Competency Plan

Missouri Foundation for Health:

          Minority Health Disparities in Missouri, Data Book 1: African Americans

          Minority Health Disparities in Missouri: 2009 African American Data Book

          Minority Health Disparities in Missouri, Data Book 2: Hispanics

          Minority Health Disparities in Missouri: 2009 Hispanic Data Book

National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services in Health Care

Quality Health Services for Hispanics: The Cultural Competency Component

Surgeon General's Report on Cultural Competency in Mental Health Treatment

Continuing Education


Cross Cultural Health Care Program (CCHCP)

Missouri Institute of Mental Health: DVD Trainings, Courses in Developing Cultural Competence and Multicultural Competence

Online Course: Cultural Issues in Substance Abuse Treatment

Online Course: Guidelines for Psychotherapy with Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Clients

Three Online Courses: Multicultural Counseling Competencies Series

DLCAS.COM Courses (Multicultural and Special Population Series)