Free Webinar: International Education: Developing Students’ CQ/Cultural Competence in the Midst of Crisis

International Education: Developing Students’ CQ/Cultural Competence in the Midst of Crisis Calling all international education leaders to join a powerhouse team of expert facilitators (include photos and titles) for an interactive Zoom Chat on how to develop students’  CQ and cultural competence during and post-pandemic. We’ll also discuss strategies for addressing racism in international education.  Featuring Darla K. Deardorff and Sandra Upton as speakers.  Spots are limited so register today. Session One: When: Jul 9, 2020 11:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Registration Link: Session Two: (same content for our international audience) When: Jul 9, 2020 07:00 PM Eastern […]

SIETAR Presents: Understanding Misunderstandings in the Era of Globalization

Joe Lurie, UC-Berkeley International House Executive Director Emeritus, will use the implications of the West African proverb, “The Stranger Sees Only What He Knows,” to examine the impact of new media and polarization on our efforts to recognize and respond to misunderstandings. Joe will explore the nature and sources of bias, misunderstanding and cultural disconnects in our hyper-connecting, often polarized world.  With social media such as YouTube and Twitter, as well as refugee movement and fake news all rapidly crossing cultures without context, what’s left is “what the stranger thinks he or she knows” and resultant misunderstanding.  Using examples of […]

Think Cultural Health – Behavioral Specialist Training

Cultural and linguistic competency is recognized as an important strategy for improving the quality of care provided to clients from diverse backgrounds. The goal of this e-learning program is to help behavioral health professionals increase their cultural and linguistic competency. In Course 1, An introduction to cultural and linguistic competency, you’ll learn what culture has to do with behavioral health care. In Course 2, Know thyself – Increasing self-awareness, you’ll learn how to get to know your cultural identity and how it affects your work with clients. In Course 3, Knowing others – Increasing awareness of your client’s cultural identity, […]