Family Forum/Parents Anonymous, Inc. – A Cultural Competency Assessment  (2001)

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Principal Investigator:
Dorie Gilbert, Ph.D.

Duration: 12/1/00 – 7/31/01

The University of Texas at Austin Diversity Institute of the Center for Social Work Research (CSWR) in the School of Social Work are working with the staff of Family Forum/Parents Anonymous of Texas, Inc. to undertake a cultural competency assessment of their non-profit agency. This assessment includes a review of Austin facilities; interviews with staff, affiliates, a sample of volunteers, and board members; results of a mailed survey with staff, affiliates, a sample of volunteers, and board members concerning cultural issues; an analysis of policies, curriculum, mission statement, and related documents regarding cultural competency and sensitivity; results of focus groups conducted with a sample of Family Forum/Parents Anonymous of Texas workers; recommendations and timeline for achieving agency cultural competency; and cultural diversity training, with follow-up sessions to training.

Sponsor:
Family Forum, Parents Anonymous, Inc.

Keywords: cultural diversity