Thought Leader, Multicultural Competency in Wellness & Healthcare
Linda is committed to enhancing multicultural competency in the delivery of healthcare and wellness services. She addresses in public speeches and publications issues such as the impact of health disparities, designing worksite wellness programs that meet cultural competency standards and comply with federal anti-discrimination regulations, and how religion and culture impacts health and wellness choices.
Multicultural Competency and Wellness
She is a founding member and former co-chair of the NWI Multicultural Competency Committee of the National Wellness Institute. She has organized and presented at the Multicultural Competency Symposium and Academies designed to improve and develop multicultural competency skills of those in the wellness industry.
She is one of the chief architects of NWI’s groundbreaking High-Level Wellness Through Multicultural Competency Certificate (highly engaging, self-paced online course). It is first program of its kind.
The Redesigning Wellness Podcast Advancing Multicultural Competency in Wellness with Linda Howard
Mental Wellbeing and the Workplace – Minding The Gender Gap
28th Annual Health Benefits Conference & Expo (HBCE)
Multicultural Competency and Healthcare Compliance
Adherence to and consideration of cultural issues are intertwined in her work as a healthcare compliance professional, whether it involves designing training material that are culturally relevant, ensuring that managed care organizations are meeting certain cultural competency requirements, or reviewing health plan marketing initiatives to ensure that they do not inadvertently discriminate against underserved populations in violation of federal laws.
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