Cultural competence is key for all of our interactions. The respect and dignity of all people is crucial. This professional development opportunity gives participants a foundation for cultural competence by carefully examining the Appalachian culture and identifying the strengths of the region and its people rather than focusing on stereotypes.
|Training approved for||
|Registration deadline||Oct 06, 2017|
|Number of open seats||7|
|Event Owner||Tri-County/Hopewell Health Centers Region 10|
|Target Audience||Classroom Staff / Teacher,Staff working with children with special needs,Program Administrator,Family Child Care,Parents/guardians|
|Age Groups related to content||Infants,Toddlers,Preschoolers|
|Core Knowledge Area||N/A|
|Child Development Associate Area||To maintain a commitment to professionalism|
|Early Learning and Development Standards||N/A|
Participants will identify the importance of diversity, the role media plays in stereotypes, and ways to be respectful and inclusive while developing a plan to become more culturally competent.
Participants will identify specific practices to help families feel valued, regardless of culture, ethnicity, race, religion, or sexual orientation. A focus on identifying the strengths of families and the integration of cultural competence to ensure appropriate communication and additional skills that promote effective interaction with people from varous cultures.
Individuals will reflect on their own values and belief systems as well as their feelings and attitudes about other belief systems.
Individuals will begin to identify ares of their own beliefs that may be influenced and discussion will take place as to how to address these influences.