cul-ture n. the collectively agreed upon knowledge, experience, values, ideas, attitudes, skills, tastes and techniques that are passed on from more experienced members of a community to new members.

As individuals are we part of one culture or multiple cultures? This training will delve into Cultural Competency terms as defined by CSAP as well as a more detailed look at the Elements of Culture which consist of values, attitudes, customs, and beliefs. Training participants will identify ways to manage their own cultural prejudices/biases utilizing the videos, “Managing Your Prejudices, and Flash Judgements,” discuss the Cultural Competency Continuum, and examine their own biases in a safe environment.


Participants will be able to name/explain/use:

  • Cultural competency terms, including those from CSAP
  • Elements of Culture & the Cultural Competency Continuum
  • Cultures to which they belong
  • Their personal biases
  • Ways to manage their biases


Format:  PowerPoint, Facilitated Discussion, Interactive Activities, Videos


  • 1 to 1.5 hrs. (Conferences only)
  • 3 hr. Workshop


(KD, JD, KS)