Carol Heaverlo, director of Professional Development and Ross Wilburn, diversity officer, have hosted many Navigating Difference workshops at various county sites throughout the past several years. Now Navigating Difference is also being offered in an on-line, educational format!
The Navigating Difference workshop is designed to help ISU Extension and Outreach professionals expand their skills in working with diverse audiences. The curriculum consists of five experiential modules developed by Washington State University Extension staff specifically for extension professionals including:
• Cultural Awareness
• Cultural Understanding
• Cultural Knowledge
• Cultural Interaction
• Cultural Sensitivity
Become more aware of your own personal and organizational cultures.
Examine how your personal and organizational cultures affect your ability to work across differences in both negative and positive ways.
Build skills to increase your competencies as you work with others who are different from you.
Who should attend: All county and campus-paid staff, council members, faculty, and volunteers are encouraged to attend.
Dates and Times for the on-line option:
- September 28- 9:00-12:00
- September 29-9:00-12:00
- October 2- 9:00-12:00
- October 6- 9:00-12:00
- October 7- 9:00-12:00
Registration is limited to 25 participants. You must attend all 5 days to complete the series and receive a certificate of completion.