Cultural and Linguistic Competency in Developmental Disability Services

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Training Details

Event Dates and Timeframe
Any Time
Location and Delivery Method
Delivery Method
Online / Web Delivered
CHD/AKTC e-Learning Portal
Contact Person
Holli Yancey
Support Phone
(907) 264-6258
Support Email
Cost Range
This training is made possible with funding from the State of Alaska, DHSS, Division of Senior and Disabilities Services, Living Well on the last Frontier Grant.

Host And Instructor

Center for Human Development, UAA
Tawara Goode and Wendy Jones in partnership with UAA Center for Human Development
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Contact Hours: 6.00

Training Overview Description

Culture influences every aspect of life and defines who we are as humans. Culture is learned and shared knowledge about our way of life and included our values, norms, morals, beliefs, practices, customs, ceremonies, rituals, language and more. This webinar series will take an in-depth look at culture and language, its multiple dimensions, and the essential role it plays in the system of services and supports for individuals with developmental and other disabilities and their families.

Event-specific Details

Limited consultation assistance is available for Alaskan DD (intellectual and developmental disability) agencies on a first come, first serve basis. To inquire about requirements or availability, contact Karen Ward at

Please note this training and webinar series is open to Alaskan agencies only at this time.

Registration Information

Accessing this Online/Anytime Training – Recordings – Certificate of Completion.
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