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Culture and Mental Health

I have always been fascinated by different cultures, and why people do the things that they do. Lately, I have been even more interested in it, and have been reading cultural competency books, taking an online cultural course for work, and just reading up on different cultures in general. 843 more words

Culture-Gram: Hanukkah Edition

Special thanks to our guest blogger Kelly Steiner.

Here’s what to expect with your students in terms of Hanukkah along with some FAQs about this often misunderstood holiday. 1,026 more words


Asking a Question

When I ask a question about something I always have a sense of vulnerability that comes along. Did I articulate accurately? Did I pose the right question? 957 more words

Brittany Hathaway


  • Company Name: Brittany Hathaway Photography
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How to Put Cultural Competence into Practice

Starting in the late 1980s, the mental health profession responded to the issue of disparity, as does education and other professions and service providers today, , with a new approach to care called cultural competence. 689 more words

Education Management

Are White Teachers Ready?

In light of the recent events in Charlottesville, educators are approaching the new school year with a greater sense of urgency about needing to teach about race and the nation’s history of white supremacy. 90 more words

Urban Education