What is cultural competence?
Cultural competence is the ability to interact and communicate effectively with people from diverse cultures, including those of a different age, socioeconomic status, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, ability, race, and more.
What is Navigating Difference© cultural competence training?
Navigating Difference© was developed by Washington State University Extension and enables participants to create a safe and welcoming environment for all learners with activities that respect and support individual learning styles.
Learn How to:
- Become more aware of our personal and organizational cultures
- Examine how these cultures both positively and negatively affect our ability to work across difference
- Build skills to increase our cultural competencies as we work with others who are different from us
Navigating Difference© is not about specific cultural groups, trying to change your values, blaming or fault finding, or creating guilt or angry situations.