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Appalachia: From Stereotypes to Strengths


Event Description

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.


Sessions / Training Location Info


Session Being Hosted At:
Hopewell Health Centers - 9 Kenny Drive Athens 45701 Athens (directions)

Instructor(s)

Misty Cole

Event Information

Contact Hours 3.00
Training approved for OA-L1
Registration deadline Oct 06, 2017
Number of open seats 7
Event Owner Tri-County/Hopewell Health Centers Region 10
Sponsor Phone 419-569-7006

Topic Areas

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
Assessment Type None

Objectives

Objective:

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.

 
Core Knowledge Document: CKC Field Guide for Social and Emotional Development
 
Area: Family and Community Relations
 
Subgroup: Valuing Families
 
Competency: 1.3 Recognizes different parenting styles and their impact on children's learning and development.
Objective:

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.

 
Core Knowledge Document: Ohio's Early Childhood Core Knowledge and Competencies *REVISED*
 
Area: Family and Community Relations
 
Subgroup: Valuing Families
 
Competency: 1.2 Recognizes the value in understanding the family structure, culture, and parenting styles that influence children's behavior, learning and development.
Objective:

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.

 
Core Knowledge Document: CKC Field Guide for Social and Emotional Development
 
Area: Family and Community Relations
 
Subgroup: Impact of Culture, Community and Family Systems
 
Competency: 1.2 Recognizes the ever-changing nature of families (i.e., socioeconomic status, culture, religion, and family structure).

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