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Risk Reduction Education

Campaign Components

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Reducing the Risk in Hispanic Communities

After English, Spanish is the most common language spoken in the United States. There is a range of practical ways to accommodate the growing numbers of non-English speakers. Program staff may find the following methods useful in addressing linguistic barriers:9

  • Recruit and retain bilingual/bicultural staff.
  • Support the use of interpreters.
  • Support the development of language skills training in staff.
  • Use telephone interpreter services.