Resources for Diversity

Table of Contents:
Black History Month
Anti-racism Resources
APA Resources
Ethnic Communities
Ethnic Psychological Associations
Federal Resources
LGBTQ2-S Resources
State of Michigan Resources
University Resources
Geropsychology Resources

Resources for Culturally Competent Practice with Diverse Elderly Populations

Black History Month
Go HERE to access powerful, oral histories of African Americans.  Watch these interviews & biographies of African Americans, not only during Black History Month, but throughout the year!
Black History Month Salute to Black Patriots via the American Veteran Center.
Celebrate Black History Month with The Wright!
Black History Month 2021 at the Detroit Institute of Arts!
A People's Journey, a Nation's Story via the National Museum of African American History & Culture!
February is African American History Month!
To learn more about raising children who embrace race & are advocates for racial justice, check out this WEBINAR from the Parent Teacher Association.
Black History Month Resource Guide for Educators & Families.
Black Mental Health Matters!  Check out these resources today!

Anti-Racism Resources
Resources related to MPA's Pledges in Support of Black Lives Matter
This is a working document for scaffolding 
anti-racism resources
Explore the #ShutdownSTEM resource materials
Anti-Racism for white individuals
If you would like to learn about racial trauma and healing, please consider the 2019 American Psychologist Special Issue, by guest editors Drs. Lillian Comas-Diaz, Gordon Nagayama Hall, Helen Neville, and Anne Kazak.

APA Resources
Council Policy Manual
APA Diversity Handbook
Resolution on Religious, Religion-based, or Religion-derived Prejudice
Monitor Articles on Diversity Issues
Office on Aging
Children, Youth, and Families
Socioeconomic Status Office
Women’s Program
APA Guidelines and Policy Statements – Diversity Issues
APA Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Concerns
APA Office of Ethnic Minority Affairs
APA OEMA Guidelines, Policy Statements, and Resolutions

Voices for Health-Language and Culture Solutions
Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services
Michigan Coalition for Dead, Deaf Blind, and Hard of Hearing People
Michigan Department of Civil Rights Deaf and Hard of Hearing Division
National Association for the Deaf Position Statement on Mental Health Services
Hearing Loss in Older Adults—Its Effect on Mental Health
Michigan Rehabilitation Services
Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services, Inc.
Michigan Deaf Association
Michigan Hands and Voices
The Arc Michigan

Ethnic Communities
Arab American and Chaldean Council (Southeast)
The Asian Center
Chinese Association of West Michigan
American Indian Health and Family Services
Michigan Urban Indian Centers and Programs

Ethnic Psychological Associations
Asian American Psychological Association
National Latina/o Psychological Association
Association of Black Psychologists
Society of Indian Psychologists

Federal Resources
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Minority Health, Cultural Competency Resources
A Patient-Centered Guide to Implementing Language Access Services in Healthcare Organizations
A Physician's Practical Guide to Culturally Competent Care 
Diversity Rx
Diversity Rx Updates from Around the World
Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services Listserv
Tutorial: Race, Ethnicity, and Health Care
National Center for Cultural Competence

LGBTQ2-S Resources
MPA Diversity, Inclusion and Social Responsibility Committee created a fact sheet re: Youth Inclusion in School Sports; please read as anti-transgender legislation is being introduced throughout the nation.  
Advocates for Youth
Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation
Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network
Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians & Gays
PFLAG Detroit 
Univ. of Utah research film
Michigan Unitarian Universalist Social Justice Network
Safe Schools Coalition
American Psychological Association: Transgender

State of Michigan Resources
Office of Minority Health
Michigan Department of Community Health
Health Disparities Reduction & Minority Health Program
To obtain additional information, please call the Resource Center at 1-800-444-6472.

University Resources
Eastern Michigan University African American Studies Program
Eastern Michigan University Center for Multicultural Affairs
Grand Valley State University Office of Multicultural Affairs
University of Michigan

Geropsychology Resources
Society for Clinical Geropsychology (APA Divison 12, Section II)
APA Office on Aging
APA Division 20: Adult Development and Aging

Resources for Culturally Competent Practice with Diverse Elderly Populations
APA Guidelines: What Mental Health Practitioners Should Know about Working with Older Adults
APA Multicultural Aging and Mental Health Resource Guide
APA: Multicultural Competence in Geropsychology

Miscellaneous Resources
Sue, D., & Sue, D. M. (2007). Foundations of counseling and psychotherapy: Evidence-based practices for a diverse society. John Wiley & Sons.

Mead, H., Cartwright-Smith, L., Jones, K., Ramos, C., Woods, K., & Siegel, B. (2008). Racial and ethnic disparities in US health care: A chartbook. New York, NY, The Commonwealth Fund.