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Matters Helping All Parents: Cultural Competency Week 4

HERE ARE FOUR (4) TIPS TO HELP YOU BE CULTURAL COMPETENT: Awareness-Being aware of your personal reactions to those who are different than you Attitude-Being aware of your cultural biases and beliefs while also closely looking at your beliefs and values about different cultures Knowledge-learning about others’ cultural practices and learning to identify where personal…

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Matters Helping All Parents: Cultural Competency Week 2

Common Misconceptions about Cultural Competency/Diversity Issues “These issues are not relevant to us.  We don’t have any diversity in our community” Diversity exists in every community.  Diversity doesn’t refer only to race and ethnicity, but to the entire spectrum of human identity.   “I don’t see any discrimination here” It would be difficult to find…

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Matters Helping All Parents: Cultural Competency Week 1

Cultural competence consists of knowledge and interpersonal skills that help people better understand, appreciate and work with individuals from cultures other than their own.  Culture does not just refer to nationality.  It can refer to ethnicity, nationality, language, religion and many other factors. To help yourself as a parent in addressing cultural issues with your…