Cultural Sensitivity & Diversity (20 minute training course preview)

Cultural Sensitivity & Diversity (20 minute training course preview)

Good afternoon everybody. My name is Dr. Denise Dennis. Thank you for joining me for this presentation on cultural sensitivity, a very important topic. I want to share with you some of the highlights of what I do in sharing this presentation with people. The real challenge is that there’s so many different ways we […]

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How to Improve Intercultural Sensitivity : Overcome Ethnocentrism Through Avoiding Judgments

How to Improve Intercultural Sensitivity : Overcome Ethnocentrism Through Avoiding Judgments

Alright, the last thing that we have to do when we’re trying to work on overcoming Ethnocentrism is we have to avoid judgments. And what that means is making blanket statements that are negative about another culture, judging them. “Well, they’re bad, they’re stupid, they’re evil”. “Well, they are corrupt, well, they are…”, and you […]

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What kind of Asian are you?

What kind of Asian are you?

Hi there! Hi! Nice day huh? Yeah, finally, right? Where you from. Your English is perfect. San Diego. We speak English there. where… are you… from??? Well I was born in Orange County, but I never actually lived there. I mean, before that. Before I was born? Well, where are your people from? Well, my […]

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How to Improve Intercultural Sensitivity : Overcome Ethnocentrism Through Avoiding Assumptions

How to Improve Intercultural Sensitivity : Overcome Ethnocentrism Through Avoiding Assumptions

Alright, we are trying to work on overcoming our Ethnocentrism. And the next thing that we have to do in order to do this is to avoid assumptions. And what that means is, before we know, before we have any idea, before we have asked any questions, before we have done any research, we’re already […]

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How to Improve Intercultural Sensitivity : Overcome Ethnocentrism Through Acknowledging Distinctions

How to Improve Intercultural Sensitivity : Overcome Ethnocentrism Through Acknowledging Distinctions

Alright, the next thing we want to talk about is Overcoming Ethnocentrism. And this is, this is a big problem, and this is something that we really have to work on. What is Ethnocentrism is? It’s basically feeling that your culture is the best. In fact, other cultures really aren’t even any good because yours […]

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