Cultural Competency

Cultural Competency

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    Cultural competence is a developmental process that evolves over an extended period.

    About this event

    Cultural Competency

    Cultural competence is a complex framework, and there is often a tendency for systems and organisations to want a textbook solution, a quick fix, a recipe, or a “how to”, step-by-step approach. The complexity of achieving cultural competence does not allow for such an easy solution. Cultural competence is a developmental process that evolves over an extended period.

    This course supports organisations and practitioners to begin the journey of assessing their various levels of awareness, knowledge and skills along the cultural competence continuum. Attendees will increase their capability to value diversity, manage the dynamics of difference, and make the journey from cultural incapacity to cultural proficiency.

    Course Content

    • Develop an understanding of the values and principles that underpin cultural competency
    • Enhance communication: increase capability to facilitate safe space conversations with individuals from racialised minoritised communities, and become comfortable discussing people’s ethnicity and experiences of race and discrimination
    • Reflect on and embed anti-discriminatory practice and anti-racist approaches in the work environment
    • Improve reports and assessments: de-bias decision making and ensuring assessments and reports capture diversity factors and individual’s lived experience of discrimination and disadvantage
    • Advance interventions: addressing overt racism like hate crimes and working directly with those convicted of racially motivated offences
    • Demonstrate behaviours, attitudes, policies, and structures that enable professionals to work effectively cross-culturally
    • Increase proficiency to provide culturally competent services to individuals from diverse communities

    Who is this course for?

    This course is for Prison and Probation staff, Youth Justice Case Workers, Social Workers, Police, Judiciary, Court staff and the wider workforce who work directly with minoritised and marginalised communities.


    from 10am - 3pm

    • SOLD OUT Thursday 30th June 2022 (Online)
    • Tuesday 26th July 2022 (Online)
    • Friday 30th September 2022 (Online)
    • Thursday 20th October 2022 (Online)
    • Thursday 10th November 2022 (Online)

    CPD Accredited Content

    This training course is officially CPD-certified, giving attendees the opportunity to benefit from up to 6 hours of CPD-accredited content across the day.

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