(Omaha) Working Together Across Cultures

(Omaha) Working Together Across Cultures

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Date(s) - Wednesday, September 18, 2019
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Project Harmony


Having a diverse community offers many advantages, from economic strength to beauty and character. However, it is no secret that helping families from different cultures can be challenging. Understanding culture is a lifelong journey that begins with the individual. In this training, participants will engage in introspective activities and group discussion that will elevate their understanding of culture and enhance their ability to work more effectively with different cultures.

Participants will learn:

  • Values and norms in other cultures and their own
  • Self-awareness strategies that focus on cultural aspects and increase effectiveness with families
  • Understanding culture from Hofstede’s six cultural dimensions framework

This training has been approved for 3 hours of foster parent training credit.

Instructor: Deb Anderson, PHD, MSW, Senior Director of Early Intervention and Training, Project Harmony

Project Harmony wants everyone to feel competent and confident when working with children and families. The Project Harmony Training Institute offers a variety of trainings that will provide awareness, generate learning, or build skills dependent upon your need. Project Harmony prides itself on a focus to the mission of ending child abuse and a dedication to our core values: collaboration, innovation, and integrity. The Project Harmony Training Institute strives to integrate these core values in our daily work. Learn more here.

Please print and fill out this certificate and bring it to the training. Have your caseworker and training facilitator sign the form to ensure you receive the CEUs available. Always notify your caseworker or recruiter of your intention to attend any of the training or support group events on this calendar. Acceptable proof would also include the signature of the trainer on either training materials or notes that includes the title and date of the training. Please register here.

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