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The Four Skills of Cultural Diversity Competence: A Process for Understanding and Practice

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In FOUR SKILLS OF CULTURAL DIVERSITY COMPETENCE: A PROCESS FOR UNDERSTANDING AND PRACTICE you'll find the tools necessary to help you become a culturally competent practitioner. This well organized text provides not only find the fundamentals of cultural competence but also skills to increase cultural awareness and effective interpersonal techniques. This is the perfect book to prepare you for a successful career in a diverse environment!

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Hogan (anthropology, California State U., Fullerton) offers step-by- step instruction on how to become culturally competent, intended for K-12 educators, college courses in social sciences and humanities, and human resources training programs. She outlines the four skills--understanding culture as multilevel, understanding common barriers to effective relationships, practicing culturally-centered communication skills, and designing organizational strategies and action plans--and provides worksheets and discussion sheets for each chapter. Appendices contain a sample syllabus and reading resources for term papers. This edition has been updated and references are expanded.
Annotation 2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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Hogan (anthropology, California State U., Fullerton) offers step-by- step instruction on how to become culturally competent, intended for K-12 educators, college courses in social sciences and humanities, and human resources training programs. She outlines the four skills--understanding culture as multilevel, understanding common barriers to effective relationships, practicing culturally-centered communication skills, and designing organizational strategies and action plans--and provides worksheets and discussion sheets for each chapter. Appendices contain a sample syllabus and reading resources for term papers. This edition has been updated and references are expanded. Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

About the Author

Dr. Hogan is a Professor of Anthropology and Human Services at California State University, Fullerton. She has also served as the Chair of the Human Services Department from 1997-2004. Dr. Hogan, an applied cultural anthropologist, has taught courses on Organizational, Medical, Educational, Psychological anthropology and a variety of Human Services courses: Introduction to Human Services, Crisis Intervention, Cultural Diversity, and Fieldwork Practice. Along with teaching, Dr. Hogan's professional work specializes in organization anthropology in the fields of business, education, government, health and human services. Her scholarly work is considerable. She has published extensively on her cultural competence training model, effective teaching strategies, and the cultures and culture change in the United States.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: Cultural Diversity Competence: A Proactive Response to Change and Cultural Complexity. 2. Skill One: Understanding Culture as Multilevel. 3. Skill Two: Understanding the Six Barriers. 4. Skill Three: Practicing Culturally-Centered Communication Skills. 5. Skill Four: Designing and Implementing Organizational-Cultural Competence. Appendix.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780495007791
Subtitle:
A Process for Understanding and Practice
Author:
Hogan Garcia, Mikel
Author:
Hogan, Mikel
Author:
Hogan-Garcia, Mikel
Author:
Hogan, Mikel (Mikel Hogan)
Publisher:
Brooks Cole
Subject:
Interpersonal communication
Subject:
Discrimination & Racism
Subject:
Multiculturalism
Subject:
Psychotherapy -- Counseling.
Subject:
Counseling
Subject:
Discrimination & Race Relations
Subject:
Culture conflict
Subject:
Psychology : General
Subject:
Teaching Methods & Materials - General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
3
Publication Date:
March 2006
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
10.82x8.32x.39 in. .92 lbs.

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