Cultural Humility and its Importance to the People We Serve

In this interactive learning laboratory, participants will experience the process of engaging in cross-cultural interactions with each other while learning and appreciating the culturally diverse backgrounds in the room. Participants will be invited to explore their own inherent biases, flash judgments and their influences. The workshop includes opportunities for courageous communication and opportunities for engaging activities.

As a result of attending this workshop, participants will

  • Distinguish the value of cultural humility
  • Identify challenges of cultural competence
  • Identify the benefits of practicing cultural humility
  • Engage in self-reflection and speak to the multiple aspects of culture
  • Recognize what influences culture, both positively and negatively for themselves and for others
  • Examine how we see others who are different and how they experience us
  • Gain comfort and skill in having courageous and respectful conversations
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