The Four Skills of Cultural Diversity Competence

The Four Skills of Cultural Diversity Competence

A Process for Understanding and Practice

Book - 2003
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Thompson Learning
Providing the reader with a step-by-step format for entering into and developing cultural competence, this text is designed to help the reader acquire the skills necessary to become a culturally competent practitioner. The process this book sets forth draws strongly on the author's twenty years of cultural diversity work as well as the fundamental premise that cultural competence is an ongoing and multi-layered process involving personal, interpersonal, and organization-wide levels. The book is divided into four skills: the first two skills increase cultural awareness and understanding, while the third and fourth skills foster effective interpersonal skills and organization change strategies. Each chapter combines both cognitive and experiential learning.

Cengage Learning
Providing the reader with a step-by-step format for entering into and developing cultural competence, this text is designed to help the reader acquire the skills necessary to become a culturally competent practitioner. The process this book sets forth draws strongly on the author's twenty years of cultural diversity work as well as the fundamental premise that cultural competence is an ongoing and multi-layered process involving personal, interpersonal, and organization-wide levels. The book is divided into four skills: the first two skills increase cultural awareness and understanding, while the third and fourth skills foster effective interpersonal skills and organization change strategies. Each chapter combines both cognitive and experiential learning.

Book News
This workbook/classroom manual provides a step-by-step format for leading a class that develops competence in educators teaching in K-12 schools. Professional trainers and human resources personnel will also find the book useful for training in business, nonprofit agencies, government offices, schools, and medical facilities. The approach presented here combines cultural awareness and skills at the personal, interpersonal, and organizational levels. Chapters combine cognitive and experiential learning, with group and individual writing and discussion exercises. Worksheets for activities accompany each skill covered. The author is affiliated with California State University. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: Pacific Grove, Calif. : Brooks/Cole-Thomson Learning ; Toronto : Nelson Thomson, c2003
Edition: 2nd ed
ISBN: 9780534524753
0534524753
Characteristics: xvii, 133 p. : ill. ; 28 cm

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