New York University, School of Medicine, Division of Primary Care Internal Medicine, New York Task Force on Immigrant Health. 1995. Cross-cultural care giving in maternal and child health: A trainer's manual. New York, NY: New York University, New York Task Force on Immigrant Health, 88 pp.
Annotation: This train the trainers manual provides information on training health care providers to deliver maternal and child health services to refugees and immigrant populations while taking their cultural, linguistic, and epidemiological needs into account. The manual contains an overview of the course's methodology, organization, and objectives; it provides introductions, background materials, instructional guidelines, exercises, and references for four training modules. Evaluation materials include a staff needs assessment survey, pre- and post-tests, and session evaluation forms; and the manual lists references and other resources. The training modules cover: working with interpreters, conducting cross-cultural medical interviews, health beliefs and practices across cultures, and family dynamics and domestic abuse. [Funded in part by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]
Contact: New York University, Division of Primary Care Internal Medicine, Bellevue Hospital, 550 First Avenue, Old Bellevue, Room A615, New York, NY 10016, Telephone: (212) 263-8553 Fax: (212) 263-8788 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web Site: http://www.med.nyu.edu/medicine/dgim/ Price unknown.
Keywords: Child health, Children, Cultural sensitivity, Culturally competent services, Immigrants, MCH services, Manuals, Maternal health, Mothers, Refugees, Service delivery, Training