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Cultural and Linguistic Diversity Awareness

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This workshop is designated for staff and administrators working with a population newly arrived to US and English is their second language. To understand the US school system, teachers and administrators must understand the culturally and linguistically diverse needs of families to help them become effective educational partners and support and serve their children in the best and appropriate educational environment.

2.0 Professional Learning Units (clock hours)

Course Knowledge Area(s): Diversity: Family, Language, Culture, and Society

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DBH contracts with community based providers to provide mental health services and supports. You can contact a provider of your choice directly or call the Access Helpline for assistance. DBH certifies each provider to ensure conformity to federal and District regulations and monitors quality of care.

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