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Facilities Abroad - Designed for Splendid Isolation?

Years ago in a quiet Washington DC suburb, word got out that the recently sold house on their tight-knit street had not been bought by a family but rather by a home for young men with mental issues.   1,019 more words

Study Abroad

The Cost of Diversity and Exclusion

What is cultural competence? This is often the question I get when I try to explain to someone what I want to do. Through my own intercultural experiences and learning, I have come to identify cultural competence as the mental agility to be non-judgmental toward a culture that is different than their own and ability to analyze why they are different without applying judgment based on one’s own cultural context.   807 more words

Cultural Competence and Spirituality in Social Work

I’ve really enjoyed using Glogster.edu to help create presentations that my students find interesting. Making the Glog helps keep all the videos, links, handouts, etc. in one easy format. 57 more words

Social Work Education

Suey Park Out of Context, or How a Bunch of White Guys Proved That #CancelColbert Was Necessary and Didn’t Even Realize It. Part Two: Josh Zepps Gets Stupid

Suey Park Out of Context, or How a Bunch of White Guys Proved That #CancelColbert Was Necessary and Didn’t Even Realize It. Part Two: Josh Zepps Gets Stupid… 1,888 more words

Psychology

Raising Culturally Competent Children

Children and Cultural Competence: How to Answer Your Child’s Questions About Racial Differences

Diversity is indeed one of the most beautiful aspects of our society. However, it does come with great responsibility to be shared by all. 556 more words

Children

Suey Park Out of Context, or How a Bunch of White Guys Proved that #CancelColbert was Necessary and Didn’t Even Realize It. Part One: She Said What?!?

Way back on March 27 or so—an eternity in Twitter time—Suey Park, a 23-year-old writer, comedian, and activist, in response to a post from the Twitter account of Comedy Central’s “The Colbert Report” (but not actually Stephen Colbert’s account), started a (Twitter-based) campaign: #CancelColbert. 1,138 more words

Psychology

Diversity Conferences in Eastern Iowa

Within the time span of a month, the Eastern Iowa region has had several conferences dedicated to diversity in higher education institutions, acknowledging the continuously changing demographics of our community.   526 more words

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