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Ann Marie T. Sullivan, M.D., Acting Commissioner
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo

Cultural Competence Training

The Bureau of Cultural Competence (BCC) develops and facilitates comprehensive Cultural and Linguistic Competence training for all OMH Regional Centers, outpatient and satellite programs, as well as, OMH licensed behavioral health programs and agencies statewide.

The training highlights the importance of cross-cultural engagement practices/skills; compliance to Federal, State, and Joint Commission mandates, laws, and/or requirements; utilization of cultural and linguistic assessments and shared-decision making treatment plans, and training to providing person-centered- oriented recovery services.

Comments or questions about the information on this page can be directed to the Bureau of Cultural Competence.