Standards for Cultural Competence in Social Work Practice. National Association of Social Workers
Description: This revision of the NASW Standards and Indicators for Cultural Competence in Social Work Practice (the Standards) reflects the growth in the understanding of cultural competence since the development of both the NASW Standards for Cultural Competence in Social Work Practice published in 2001 and the Indicators for the Achievement of the NASW Standards for Cultural Competence in Social Work Practice (NASW, 2007). While not a toolkit, it provides a comprehensive overview of practice standards regarding cultural competence and related concepts in service delivery. It offers practice standards from the field of social work that can be applied by all professions to provide culturally competent health services It includes terms and definitions such as cultural, cultural humility, intersectionality, etc. It also includes standards and indicators that describe the ways that culturally competent staff would demonstrate knowledge and skills.
Audience: Patient navigator program planners, health system administrators, patient navigation supervisory staff, patient navigators.