Cultural and Linguistic Competency

Fee: $0.00

Sorry, this course is inactive. Please contact our office to see if it will be reinstated, or if alternative classes are available.

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This 45-minute online module provides an introduction to culture and how it may impact work with families. It includes tools for self-assessment and strategies to increase one's own cultural competence. The module discusses strategies for responding to culturally-based parenting practices that are unfamiliar to the home visitor. The module also discusses the importance competence in communicating effectively and convey information in a way that is understood, by people with limited English proficiency. Finally, the module includes information and a video describing techniques for working with a language interpreter to deliver a home visit.


Please contact the HEDG Training Coordinator at 540-568-5251 or at if you have any questions. She will respond to your message within two business days through phone or email. Thank you and enjoy your training!

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