Cultural Competencies and the Strategic Prevention Framework – Free Webinar *TODAY* July 11 at 10am (sponsored by the NNLM SCR)

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine, South Central Region housed at the Gibson D. Lewis Library would like to invite you to join us for the next session of our monthly webinar series.

This monthly 1 hour series will focus on topics of interest to clinicians, researchers, faculty, and information professionals.

For our July session, Derrick Newby, Prevention Specialist at University of Arkansas Little Rock MidSOUTH Center for Prevention and Training, will present Cultural Competencies and the Strategic Prevention Framework **TODAY** Wednesday, July 11th at 10am CT. The session description is included below. Details on joining the meeting are available at the event link. No registration is required, and the session is free to any interested parties.

Description: This training provides an introduction to Cultural Competency strategies that consider culture in all aspects of the strategic prevention framework (SPF). Participants will gain an understanding of the SPF and the rationale of being culturally competent in coalition building and program management, as well as use of techniques to effectively assess community strengths and cultural factors that will help to link with appropriate community resources. Participants will engage in practical learning by application of skills and techniques and experience a culturally competent training approach that models strategies to identify and build on cultural assets that can also be used for individual and agency action plans.