At work today, I attend a program entitled, “Providing Culturally Competent Services to Individuals, Especially Those with Disabilities.” The audience consists of counselors, nurses and social workers like me. 331 more words
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Tyrone C. Howard draws a line between sympathy and empathy for poor children and students of color.
Sympathy – feeling sorry for students – can mean teachers have lower expectations, settle for less and choose not to challenge students, he said. 595 more words
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I always tell folks that everyone has some cultural competencies but no one has them all, and being competent in all identities and categories of difference will always be aspirational.
The Winter Roundtable is the longest running continuing professional education program in the United States devoted solely to cultural issues in psychology and education. The Winter Roundtable will continue its tradition of bringing together scholars, practitioners, researchers, social change agents and students interested in the intersections between race, ethnicity, social class, gender, sexual orientation, and religious affiliation in psychology and education. 84 more words