Rural Health Resources by Topic: Culture and cultural competency
The Never-Ending Maze: Continued Failure to Protect Indigenous Women from Sexual Violence in the USA
Report examining criminal justice, healthcare, and support service issues related to disparities in sexual violence for American Indian and Alaska Native women. Covers challenges due to jurisdictional limitations, challenges and opportunities in tribal policing, the need for training and access to rape kits at Indian Health Service (IHS) facilities, and culturally competent support for survivors of sexual violence.
Date: 05/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Amnesty International view details
Strategies to Support Healthy Relationships for American Indian and Alaska Native Fathers
Provides strategies that can be utilized by American Indian and Alaskan Native (AI/AN) fathers to develop strong coparenting and familial relationships that are based on AI/AN cultural values. Discusses benefits of supporting the fatherhood role, such as increased health and emotional benefits and a decrease in substance abuse and domestic violence in AI/AN communities. Includes strategies based on interviews with experts and fathers, a scan of available research, and an awareness of the historical trauma present in AI/AN communities.
Author(s): April Wilson, Isabel Griffith, Deana Around Him, et al. Date: 04/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organizations: Administration for Children and Families, Child Trends view details
Precious Moments: Tribal Home Visiting Programs Support Families During Pregnancy and Postpartum
Provides an overview of how 7 Tribal Home Visiting grantees provide support to American Indian and Alaskan Native (AI/AN) families during pregnancy and postpartum. Focuses on providing culturally competent care related to AI/AN traditions, addressing historical and personal trauma in caregiving, improving maternal health outcomes, and providing education on breastfeeding, postpartum depression, healthy diet, and more.
Date: 04/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organizations: Administration for Children and Families, Tribal Home Visiting view details
Building a Culturally Aware Native Hawaiian Health Professions Workforce
Highlights the Native Hawaiian Health Scholarship Program's efforts to build the Native Hawaiian health workforce. Describes the development of the program and changes to make the program more culturally aware and to integrate Native Hawaiian values into workforce training and professional development.
Author(s): Donna-Marie Palakiko, Kai'olu DeFries, Kilohana Haitsuka, Lisa L. Ka'anoi Citation: Hawaii Journal of Health and Social Welfare, 81(4), Supplement 2, 15-19 Date: 04/2022 Type: Document view details
Overcoming Technical and Cultural Challenges to Delivering Equitable Care for LGBTQ+ Individuals in a Rural, Underserved Area
Offers guidance for healthcare organizations when addressing the health inequities experienced by LGBTQ+ populations based on the 5-year experience of a rural integrated health system. Topics cover collecting sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI) data for electronic health records (EHRs), clinical decision support and workflows using SOGI, strengthening the culture of diversity and inclusion within the organization, and partnering with local organizations to develop trust.
Author(s): Heather L. Marney, David K. Vawdrey, Leyla Warsame, et al. Citation: Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, 29(2), 372-378 Date: 03/2022 Type: Document view details