Listed below are tools from both the Boston Public Health Commission and other organizations, including the Cultural Competency Assessment Tool, the Unnatural Causes Youth Companion Guide, Data Collection Toolkits, the Critical Mass Toolkit, and other resources.
CCHERS Sophie Davis Plan
This plan was developed by the Center for Community Health Education Research and Service (CCHERS). It outlines steps on how to provide pathways that bring more minority and/or socio-economically disadvantaged students into the medical profession. view / download
Cultural Competency Assessment Tool
Designed in three sections, the Cultural Competence Assessment Tool offers health care organizations a framework for assessing the delivery of culturally and linguistically appropriate services. view / download
Data Collection Toolkits: (click bold items to download)
Model toolkits for hospitals, health centers, and community organizations to collect information by race, ethnicity, preferred language, and highest level of education. There are two recommended toolkit templates. Template A collects information for Latino/Hispanic individuals within the race category and Template B collects Latino/Hispanic as a separate question. If you are collecting information on Latino/Hispanic as a racial category refer to Template A. If you are collecting information on Latino/Hispanic identity as a separate question use Template B. Also visit the Data Regulations page.
Youth Bridge Programs Review
A comprehensive literature review that can be used by youth health career programs and schools to assist in planning and programming. The review highlights existing types of youth-to-health careers pipeline programs and best practices along with key elements for success. view / download
Unnatural Causes Youth Companion Guide
The Youth Companion Guide designed to accompany the Unnatural Causes film series. The Guide can be used in both after school and in-school time settings. view / download