Cultural Competence Reports and Articles

Below are just a few reports and articles on Cultural Competence in mental health services and eliminating disparities. New reports will be added frequently, please check back often.

Enhancing Cultural Competence: 2nd Edition Welcoming Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer People in Mental Health Services

A joint project by: Planned Parenthood Mid-Hudson Valley, Inc., Mental Health Association in Ulster County, Inc., University of Maryland Center for Mental Health Services Research, and the New York Association for Gender Rights Advocacy (NYAGRA) with thanks for generous funding from the Gill Foundation.


No Need to Hide: Out of the Closet and Mentally Ill

Samuel Rosenberg, Jessica Rosenberg, Christian Huygen and Eileen Klein (2005)

Cultural Competence Standards in Managed Care Mental Health Services:
Four Underserved/Underrepresented Racial/Ethnic Groups

Center for Mental Health Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration,
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
 (2001)

Mental Health: Culture, Race, Ethnicity

Supplement to Mental Health: Report of the Surgeon General (2001)

President's New Freedom Commission on Mental Health (est. 2002)

Cultural Competency: A Practical Guide For Mental Health Service Providers

Delia Saldana, The Hogg Foundation for Mental Health (2001)

2003 Summit, Reducing Disparities

ACMHA, The College for Behavioral Health Leadership (2003)

Indicators for the Achievement of the NASW Standards for Cultural Competence in Social Work Practice

National Association for Social Workers, NASW (2007)