Cultural Awareness, Sensitivity & Competency
// November 23rd, 2009 // Publications
Michael Winkelman | Eddie Bower’s Publishing 2005
This text provides a general orientation to adapting to cross-cultural differences that is applicable across all fields of life, especially in the helping professions such as social work, cross-cultural psychology, medicine, nursing, public health and education. The text provides perspectives that are useful for addressing the adaptations to cultural differences that are addressed in sociology, anthropology, social work, psychology, education and health sciences classes. The text addresses the fundamental aspects of intercultural relations including: race, ethnicity, culture, prejudice, discrimination, and the process dynamics of intergroup relations. Course introduces assessment tools for determining levels of cross-cultural development and specific educational strategies for promoting development of cultural awareness, sensitivity and competence.