FOCUS - Technical Brief Number 31: Do Cultural Competency Interventions Work? A Systematic Review on Improving Rehabilitation Outcomes for Ethnically and Linguistically Diverse Individuals with Disabilities
Authors: Rooshey Hasnain, EdD, Diane M. Kondratowicz, PhD,
Eugene Borokhovski, PhD, Chad Nye, PhD,
Fabricio Balcazar, PhD, Nelson Portillo, PhD,
Katherine Hanz, MA, MLIS, Tim Johnson, PhD,
Robert Gould, MS,
National Center for the Dissemination of Disability Research (editor)
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• Published: 2011 • 12 pages
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This issue of FOCUS
describes a systematic review that was conducted to address a critically important research question about cultural competency by taking stock of the current literature and evidence. The review examined whether cultural competency interventions improve rehabilitation outcomes for ethnically and linguistically diverse individuals with disabilities, and if so, for whom and under what conditions.
Hasnain, R., Kondratowicz, D. M., Borokhovski, E., Nye, C., Balcazar, F., Portillo, N., Hanz, K., Johnson, T., & Gould, R. (2011). Do cultural competency interventions work? A systematic review on improving rehabilitation outcomes for ethnically and linguistically diverse individuals with disabilities. FOCUS Technical Brief, (31). Austin, TX: SEDL, National Center for the Dissemination of Disability Research.