Specialized Family Care Program

SFC staff will be working remotely and available to SFC providers through their work cell phones. If you have an emergency or specific needs please contact your Family Based Care Specialist. The public may continue to make referrals or apply to be a home provider by utilizing this site. All staff contact information can be accessed by Contact Us.

African American, Latino and Hispanic

  • Category: Cultural Diversity
  • Materials: Handouts:  "Special African American Holidays"; "African American Cuisine" from GUIDE TO EXPLORING AFRICAN AMERICAN CULTURE from Penn State; "Latinos/Hispanics" from Kaleidoscope
  • Goal: Provider understands and can appreciate the cultural heritage of African Americans or Latinos/Hispanics in their care
  • Credit Hours: 2 Hours
  • Date Developed: March 2011
  • Developed by: Potomac Center staff: Annette Gosnell, Stephanie Kaiser, Christine Feller; and Specialized Family Care Liaison, Donna McCune

Training Objectives:

  1. Provider knows the special African American holidays and how they are celebrated
  2. Provider knows the foods which are commonly used in African American cuisine
  3. Provider knows about and can appreciate the uniqueness of the Latino/Hispanic culture

Training Procedures:

  • *Provider initiated self-study. Alternate formats of the study materials are available upon request. (View Course Materials)
  • Test completed by Provider (Take the Test Below)
  • Review of test responses by Family Based Care Specialist and Provider