Cultural Competence in Health Education and Health Promotion, 2nd edition, (PDF) examines the importance of cultural and ethnic factors for community health practice. Written and edited by a stellar list of contributors who are experts in the field, this ebook describes essential models, theories, and practices for working with race, ethnicity, gender, and social issues. The authors cover a wide range of topics including disparities, demographics, complementary and alternative medicine, spiritually grounded approaches, multicultural populations, culturally competent needs assessment and planning, communication, workforce, ageing, sexual orientation, program planning, and future challenges. This latest 2nd edition has substantially expanded coverage on working with diverse groups, social determinants of health, spirituality, theoretical models for multicultural populations, planning and program evaluation, and aging, with new content, includes coverage of disability and health literacy. This second edition also reflects the latest standards for Certified Health Education Specialist certification and national standards on Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS), from the Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Minority Health.