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Cultural Sensitivity

 

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Accepting Feedback from the Community

Velma McBride Murry discusses the importance of community input at the beginning of the research process.

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Adapting Material with Foster Parent Focus Groups

Joe Price describes the process his group went through as they adapted an intervention for a group of diverse foster parents.

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Ask Questions That Make Sense in the Culture

Margarita Alegría describes how cultural validity relates to cognition.

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Challenges and Rewards of HIV Research

Darrell P. Wheeler talks about how racism often does not get addressed in HIV research.

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Cultural Competence

Understanding patients' cultural backgrounds can help keep them in the study, states Jodi M. Gonzalez.

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Cultural Sensitivity

Liliane Windsor talks about what it means to be culturally competent.

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Cultural Sensitivity in Sleep Research

Martica Hall talks about sensitive issues that arise when studying people in their homes.

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Culturally Sensitive From the Outset

Cultural validity is central to her research, states Nancy Gonzales.

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Designing Culturally Valid Research

Stephen M. Quintana incorporates the issue of cultural validity into all stages of research process, from conceptual design to analysis and interpretation.

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Disparate Cultural Constructs

Luis H. Zayas talks about how the idea for the Center for Latino Family Research Conference began.

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Do Shared Narratives Result in Better Client Function?

Steven R. Lopez sees great value in listening to clients' stories.

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Engaging Minority Populations in Health Disparity Research

Getting African-Americans involved in research takes open dialogue, asserts Christopher L. Edwards.

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Ethics is Attunement

Laura Weiss Roberts says that being aware of the experiences of patients is vital to practice ethical science.

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Exploring Online Recruitment for Web-based Research Studies

Joel Moskowitz and Diana McDonnell discuss the benefits and challenges of using online recruitment methods for a community-based online smoking cessation intervention for Korean Americans.

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Fostering Communication Between Pediatricians and Parents

Eliana Perrin shares lessons she learned while developing a toolkit to help facilitate conversations with parents about their children's weight.

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How Do We Reduce Mental Health Disparities?

Benjamin Cook examines the difficulty of reducing mental health disparities for ethnic minorities, particularly Latinos.

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Parachuting Measures into Other Cultures

Kenneth H. Rubin explains one reason for non-replication of findings in cross-cultural research.

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Reaching Out to Rural Latino Communities

Lynda Wilson describes her work with Latino immigrants in the South.

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Read, Choose a Model, Then Ask a Question

Have a broad knowledge of the field, advises Nancy Gonzales.

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Recruiting Sexual Minority Populations

Recruiting participants from the gay immigrant community is difficult, states Hirokazu Yoshikawa.

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Recruiting and Retaining Hispanic Immigrant Participants

Michele Shedlin and Carlos Decena share some effective strategies for recruiting and building rapport with Hispanic immigrant study participants.

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Recruiting in Hispanic Communities

Jodi M. Gonzalez talks about recruiting Hispanic participants in Texas.

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Sustainable Programs Start With Shared Values

Eliana Perrin explains how building relationships with parents of pediatric patients based on shared values is the first step to developing a sustainable intervention.

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Take Cultural Perspectives into Account When Developing Interventions

Eliana Perrin recounts one mother's perspective on communication with her child's pediatrician and the reasons she was not able to implement the doctor's advice.

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Take What Exists in the Culture

An intervention based on traditional storytelling is described by Philip A. Fisher.

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The Challenge of Health Disparities

Improving access to services for African Americans requires commitment, states Charles F. Reynolds III.

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The Process of Cultural Tailoring

The question for the field now is, 'How do we adapt existing interventions?,' states Luis H. Zayas.

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The Question of Researcher Ethnicity

Researchers, regardless of ethnicity, have an obligation to explain to minority participants why their work is legitimate, states Christopher L. Edwards.

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The Stories are Important

Medical providers need to know that health care behavior is heavily influenced by culture, says Jeannette South-Paul.

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Understanding Their Perspective

Marc Atkins gives a concrete example of how understanding cultural differences can improve effectiveness of interventions.

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Using the Internet to Reach Hidden Populations

John Matthews and Elizabeth Cramer share their experiences using technology to reach hard-to-reach populations for research.

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What Is the Fundamental Intent?

Laura Weiss Roberts suggests that the way to perform ethical science is to honor of the needs of patients and scientists.

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Why Recruitment Fails

Christopher L. Edwards explains why some patients may fear research.

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Sustainable Programs Start With Shared Values
Eliana Perrin explains how building relationships with parents of pediatric patients based on shared values is the first step to developing a sustainable intervention.


The Challenge of Health Disparities
Improving access to services for African Americans requires commitment, states Charles F. Reynolds III.



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