The Substance Use and Mental Health Leadership Council of Rhode Island - New England Region 1: Cultural Competency: Building Health Equity in the Workplace
This workshop is designed for the professional who hopes to gain a better understanding of culture and cultural competency issues and the ways to improve upon identifying and communicating with members of diverse populations. The participant will discover their own cultural intelligence as well as how to deal with individuals and groups from various ethnic, racial, religious and gender backgrounds that can impact professional attitudes and behaviors in the workplace. The participants will develop personal action plans for making necessary changes for personal growth as well as exploring culturally competent human service providers and programs. Participants will be expected to engage in role plays and on line experiential learning exercises.