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Providing Culturally Competent Home Visiting Services

Yvonne Graham, Executive Director, Caribbean Womenís Association
Joy Griffith, NYS Office of Children & Family Services
Linda Thornton, Director of Community Based Perinatal Programs, Bureau of Womenís Health, NYS Dept. of Health

Program Description:
Learn how the NYS Health Departmentís Community Health Worker Program (CHWP) provides outreach, health information, referral, advocacy and coordination of services on behalf of pregnant and young parenting families residing in high-risk areas. Yvonne Graham of the Caribbean Womenís Association talks about providing culturally competent care and addresses lessons learned from providing services to Brooklyn immigrants for more than a decade.

Satellite broadcast originally aired March 15, 2001.

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