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A Welcoming Classroom Community for All Students

I am continuing my series on Precepts for the Classroom….

Providing a safe and welcoming classroom is vital to building relationships and community in the classroom. 391 more words


How About We All Stop Using "Schizophrenic" as an Insult?

by J.C. Schildbach, LMHC, ASOTP

One night about two years ago, I challenged a friend for describing his behavior as “schizophrenic.” In an admittedly snide tone, I asked a quick barrage of questions referencing various types and symptoms of schizophrenia: Are you catatonic? 1,469 more words


The Myth of Cultural Competence

In OT school, we often discussed the idea of becoming culturally competent so we are better able to serve the ever-growing/changing culturally diverse needs of our clientele. 417 more words

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Boston: Cultural Competence in Nursing

On Wednesday, June 25, the seniors on the Boston campus will hear a presentation from Joseph Winn, MSW, LICW, CST, regarding cultural competence and barriers to health care for LGBT patients. 54 more words

Cultural Competence in Psychotherapy- A Remix

As an aspiring Latina (Boricua!) psychologist, I believe my paradoxical position as clinician/scholar and colonized multiracial bilingual woman (who’s lived at the margins of U.S. society) affords me a unique perspective in regards to culturally competent psychotherapy. 405 more words


Cultural Competence: Transgender Clients

  A study from the Williams Institute at UCLA indicates that approximately .3% of the adult population in the United States identify as transgender. This statistic is arguable and could possibly be as high as 5% of the adult population (and is speculated to increase!).It is our responsibility to  716 more words