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2017 Strategies for Ensuring Cultural Competency and Language Accessibility
Description:
Social Service providers are charged with the ethical responsibility to be culturally competent and language accessible. This workshop will focus on discussing cultural competency, language accessibility and the roles of social service providers in a practical manner, allowing participants to have clear examples illustrating the importance of cultural competent practice, social service provision, interactions and policies. This workshop is hands-on and participant-driven, creating a framework for participants when striving for a culturally competent and language accessible practice.

Objectives:
-Using Cris Cullens’ article, Vision, Privilege, and the Limits of Tolerance, participants will distinguish the three presumptions about the dominant culture.
-Participants will discover the connection between the three presumptions and the standards for culturally competency in the provision of social services and why it is important.
-Discuss Title VI and the responsibilities of Federal Funds Recipients to provide meaningful access to programs.
-Define “meaningful access” and provide strategies to achieve “meaningful access” to programs.

Additional Details for this training:
-Training hours: 10 AM - 4 PM
-Lunch will be on your own
-If you need lodging, KCADV suggests the Hampton Inn in Frankfort. Link to Hampton Inn: http://www.hamptoninn.com/en/hp/hotels/index.jhtml?ctyhocn=FFTKYHX. You can contact the Hampton Inn directly at 502-223-7600 to make your reservation.
-Workshop location: KCADV Training Center, 111 Darby Shire Circle, Frankfort, KY 40601
-CEU certificates and receipts will be provided to participants

Questions regarding:
Training logistics: Isela Arras - 502-209-5382 /Cell: 859-618-5412 / Email: iarras@kcadv.org

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The cost to attend this training is $50. Please let us know how you will be paying.
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Please visit: https://www.kcadv.org/donations. Select "Training Institute Fee" and make your payment.
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