course »Cultural Competency when Working with Youth in Foster Care (Spanish)

Date: 6/29/2018, 10:00 am—1:00 pm
County: Contra Costa County
Location: Bay Point
Sponsor: Alternative Family Services (AFS)
Phone: (916) 254-5200
This training provides and introduction to Cultural Competency strategies in a strength-based approach to service delivery that considers culture in all aspects of assessment, treatment, care and discharge. Participants will review and discuss the role of culture in society and the reasons for the development of different cultural values, patterns, and behavior in response to society’s demands. Cultural Competency training recognizes in participants and clients the fundamental role of “culture” in seeking inherent strengths and capacities, understanding attitudes and beliefs about cultural identities, establishing a practice of honoring culture, and exposing cultural barriers that may exist between clients and providers.

Objectives:
  1. Participants will explore definitions in diversity and culture; identify awareness of personal stages of cultural competence
  2. Identify 3 strategies for effective cross-cultural communication.
  3. Participants will be able to identify 3 challenges of cultural competence.
Location:
Ambrose Recreation & Park District Building
3105 Willow Pass Rd.
Bay Point, CA 94565