ERIC Number: ED351387
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Cultural Competence for Evaluators: A Guide for Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Prevention Practitioners Working with Ethnic/Racial Communities. OSAP Cultural Competence Series 1.
Orlandi, Mario A., Ed.; And Others
As an introduction to a series on the array of issues in the implementation and evaluation of substance abuse prevention programs, this volume attempts to integrate two types of competence for alcohol and other drug abuse prevention program practitioners: program evaluation competence and cultural competence. The chapters in this document provide conceptual frameworks and practical suggestions for evaluators working with various ethnic groups. The chapter titles and authors are: (1) "The Challenge of Evaluating Community-Based Prevention Programs: A Cross-Cultural Perspective" (M. A. Orlandi); (2) "Of Kindred Minds: The Ties that Bind" (J. P. Butler); (3) "Practical Considerations for Program Professionals and Evaluators Working with African-American Communities" (C. A. Grace); (4) "A Culturally Sensitive Model for Evaluating Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Prevention Programs: A Hispanic Perspective" (J. M. Casas); (5) "Hispanics: What the Culturally Informed Evaluator Needs To Know" (A. M. Padilla and V. N. Salgado de Snyder); (6) "American Indians and Alaska Natives: Changing Societies Past and Present" (C. M. Fleming); (7) "The Role of the Researcher in Evaluating American Indian Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Prevention Programs" (F. Beauvais and J. E. Trimble); (8) "Cultural Competence for Evaluators Working with Asian-American Communities: Some Practical Considerations" (S. Kim, J. H. McLeod, and C. Shantzis); (9) "Cultural Competence for Evaluators Working with Asian/Pacific Island-American Communities: Some Common Themes and Important Implications" (S. Yen); and (10) "Defining Cultural Competence: An Organizing Framework" (M. A. Orlandi). (SLD)
Descriptors: Alaska Natives, Alcohol Abuse, American Indians, Asian Americans, Community Programs, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Awareness, Drug Abuse, Ethnic Groups, Evaluators, Guides, Hispanic Americans, Minority Groups, Pacific Americans, Prevention, Program Evaluation, Racial Differences, Social Workers
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Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration (DHHS/PHS), Rockville, MD. Office for Substance Abuse Prevention.