Because America is growing more diverse, cultural awareness has become more vital for day-to-day success. This course will discuss four strategies to help participants develop a mindset that will facilitate a culturally-sensitive environment both personally and professionally, regardless of work setting.
This course meets the requirement for cultural competency training for Oregon licensees, but is relevant to professionals in all states.
Course created on September 11, 2020
- After this course, participants will be able to identify four strategies that can be utilized to generate a culturally-sensitive mindset.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain the origins and manifestations of implicit biases and ways they can be mitigated.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe at least two necessary steps to transform culturally-insensitive thinking.
|5-10 Minutes||Multicultural America - Statistics|
|10-20 Minutes||Strategy #1|
|20-30 Minutes||Stategy #2|
|30-40 Minutes||Strategy #3|
|40-50 Minutes||Strategy #4|
|50-60 Minutes||Action Plan; Q&A|
Esther Clervaud, EdS, is an author and educational consultant in South Carolina. She has taught in both primary and secondary education in Florida and South Carolina. As a former educator, she created and implemented several events to increase cultural awareness, self-esteem, student learning, and engagement. As a result, community support improved and student achievement flourished.
In addition to being trained through Cornell University's Diversity and Inclusion program, Esther has gained experience through working with diverse populations and data-driven research. She currently uses her knowledge to facilitate professional development around the nation educating professionals in various fields and expertise. Esther has published over 15 cultural resources - including, but not limited to, books and curricula - and consults organizations on strategies for increasing cultural awareness and sensitivity in their workplace. Her printed resources are presently utilized in several organizations and school districts across the nation.
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