Vulnerable Populations Specific Competencies
- Explain how professional ethics and practices relate to equity and accountability in diverse settings.
- Develop public health programs and strategies responsive to the diverse cultural values and traditions of the communities being served.
- Explain how the contexts of gender, race, poverty, history, migration, and culture are important in the design of interventions within public health systems.
- Collaborate with community partners to prioritize individual, organizational, and community concerns related to the health of vulnerable populations.
Note: Competencies adapted from the Association of Schools of Public Health (ASPH) Master’s Degree in Public Health Core Competency Development Project