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Cultural and Linguistic Appropriate Services (CLAS) Standards in Behavioral Health

3:00pm - March 13, 2019
Central East MHTTC
Registration Deadline: March 13, 2019
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Webinar Banner: CLAS Standards in Behavioral Health: Working with Women. March 13 at 11 a.m. ET. Banner includes logos for the Central East MHTTC and The Danya Institute


The National CLAS Standards are intended to advance health equity, improve quality, and help eliminate health care disparities. This webinar will discuss how health care organizations need to ensure that awareness, adoption, and implementation of the National CLAS Standards are incorporated to have a more inclusive definition of culture in order to better serve women.


● Highlights of the enhanced CLAS Standards that contribute to positive health outcomes for Women in the US
● Increased awareness on the health & wellness of Women of all ages 
● The impacts of health equity and the range of specialty health areas for Women’s behavioral health
● Perspectives on the importance of Women’s health
● Insights into how providers can best address differing Women’s health needs from men’s 


Behavioral Health care professionals and advocates interested in improving cultural competence and humility in the delivery of behavioral health.


Jacqueline Coleman, MEd, MSM, BA, CPC , certified professional coach with extensive experience as a senior program manager. Jacqueline has expertise in workforce development, organizational development and contract management. She is a cultivator and trainer of professionals in multiple sectors. Jacqueline provides strategic consultation on LEADERVATION (gender-tailored programs, equity and diversity initiatives, and systems change processes).

Phronie Jackson, PhD, is the founder of Ward 5 health coalition in Washington, DC and Wellness equal Active Lifestyle plus Knowledge (WALK). Her women’s wellness experience features programming as Community Health Outreach Manager for MedStar Health, the Women Media Center SheSource speaker bureau, and the National Council of Negro Women (NCNW). Dr. Jackson received her Doctorate in Public Health degree in November 2016 and serves as an adjunct faculty member at the University of the District of Columbia. Her research interests include chronic disease prevention and stress management through a cultural and health equity lens.

Details & Logistics:

When: Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12 noon ET

Where: Virtual - Adobe Connect  [need Flash Player]

Contact Hours: 1 NAADAC

Cost: Free