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DS 1504 Cultural Competency Towards Disabilities

This course helps explore cultural awareness and to understand how to work with people who have a wide variety of personal perspectives, cultures, and life circumstances through the disability perspective. The course investigates cultural competency through the five elements of cultural awareness: 1) valuing diversity; 2) understanding your own culture; 3) understanding when culture may be affecting interactions between persons and among groups; 4) knowing where to find good resources; and 5) knowing how to change your behavior to meet the cultural needs of individuals with disabilities.

Credits

3.00 Credits(s)

Distribution

Learning Support

Advisories

Advisory: Eligibility for English 1500 strongly recommended; 48 hours