Cultural Consciousness

Date: Tuesday, September 17, 2019 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

A curriculum adapted from the New Jersey Child Welfare Training Partnership Cultural Competence Curriculum, presented by Patsy Wilkerson, M.A. This course introduces participants to concepts of cultural consciousness in the workplace and explores the impact of personal views and values regarding sexual orientation, gender, race and ethnicity on their role. Through activities, videos and group discussions, participants explore the roots of their biases and assumptions and how these dynamics affect their working relationships with others. During the course, participants are challenged to address issues concerning how their perspectives on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender are impacted by their world views. Participants also create and share strategies for raising awareness and interacting moreeffectively with individuals who are different from themselves. Registration is $25 and will cover lunch, refreshments, and training materials. DCFS staff may attend with supervisory approval. DCFS Child Welfare Training
Office will submit the names of all authorized attendees for registration. *CLE and CEU Applications are approved for 6 hours including one hour for professionalism.

Pre-registration is required in order to accommodate lunches. City: Alexandria, LA Location: Rapides Parish Foundation Building 2nd floor 1101 4th Street Alexandria, LA


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