Case Management Tools and Resources: Cultural Competency
The tools and resources listed on this page are intended to provide Case Managers with information on cultural competency, ageism, and people first language.
National Center for Cultural Competence provides information and teaching tools on cultural competence.
Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is the primary Federal agency for improving access to health care services for people who are uninsured, isolated or medically vulnerable.
What is Cultural Competency by the Office of Minority Health
Ageism by the Canadian Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse
The Language of Ageism by Frank H. Nuessel Jr., PhD, Director. © 1982 The Gerontological Society of America
Watch Your (Ageist) Language by Ronnie B. © March 25, 2009 Wellsphere.com
Ageism in America by The Anti-Ageism Taskforce at The International Longevity Center is an online e-book
Fighting Ageism by Melissa Dittman, Monitor on Psychology magazine, © May 2003, volume 34 number 5.
People First Language
Disability Is Natural provides a wealth of information on inclusion and people first language.
Alabama Council for Developmental Disabilities has information, articles, and resources for developmental disabilities
People First Language by Kathie Snow
Please note: much of the information provided contain links to organizations outside of OKDHS. To our knowledge, all links comply with the OKDHS website linking policy.