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Section 1: Cultural Diversity A. Decision Making Exercise in Course Section 2: Introduction A. About This Course B. Learning Objectives Section 3: Understanding Cultural Diversity A. What Is Culture? B. Cultural Diversity C. Understanding Cultural Diversity D. Dimensions of Diversity E. Meet Michelle F. Behavioral Interpretations G. Identify your Cultural Expectations and Beliefs H. Perspectives on Cultural Diversity I. Meet Prakash J. Summary Section 4: Common Issues in Cultural Diversity A. Barriers to Acceptance of Cultural Diversity B. Facing Intolerance C. Gender D. Sexist Question E. Sexism in the Media F. Individuals You Serve G. Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity H. Definitions I. LGBTQ Discrimination J. Race and Ethnicity K. Age and Disability L. Socioeconomic Status M. Collecting Information Without Bias N. Assumptions O. Summary Section 5: Cultural Competence A. Cultural Awareness B. Identify Your Own Biases C. Effective Cross-Cultural Communication D. Cross-Cultural Communication Skills E. Cultural Competence F. Practicing Cultural Competence G. Uh Oh – Now What? H. Summary Section 6: Conclusion A. Summary
Sherri Taylor, M.A. received her Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology from the Wright Institute in Berkeley, California and her Bachelor’s degree in Feminist Studies from Stanford University (2003). She is a doctoral candidate (Psy.D.) at The Wright Institute program in Clinical Psychology in Berkeley, California. Ms. Taylor's clinical focus is in working with children, adolescents, and families. She is currently completing an APA-Accredited pre-doctoral internship at the Department of Psychiatry at UCSF/SFGH Infant, Child, and Adolescent Program. Her training experience includes working with Oakland Unified School District, San Francisco Department of Public Health, Alameda County Behavioral Health Services, and local community-based youth development organizations. Ms. Taylor also has experience teaching and presenting to a variety of audiences on multicultural awareness and cultural diversity, family therapy, complex trauma in children, as well as trauma-sensitive systems of care. Disclosure: Sherri Taylor, M.A. has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.